Lot 9
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A LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT , LATE 11TH/EARLY 12TH DYNASTY, REIGN OF MENTUHOTEP II/SESOSTRIS I, CIRCA 1957-1875 B.C.

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
964,000 USD
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Description

  • <P>A LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT</P>
carved in sunk relief with the head of a king, perhaps Mentuhotep III, or god facing left and wearing a broad beaded collar, slightly flaring beard, and the Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, his powerful face with contoured lips rounded at the corners, straight nose, large almond-shaped eye, and long contoured eyebrows and cosmetic lines.

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