An Egyptian Polychrome Cartonnage Apron , late Ptolemaic Period, circa 100-30 B.C.
An Egyptian Polychrome Cartonnage Apron
by descent to the present owner
After serving during the second World War Rainer Kriebel was recruited as an analyst by US military intelligence. He then became a military advisor to Syria in the 1950s, and later military attaché to the German Federal Republic's embassy to Egypt in Cairo in the 1960s. He is the co-author of Inside the Afrika Corps, London, 1999. References to his career can be found in: J. Ballinger, The Shattered Silence: The Eli Cohen Affair, New York, 1971, and Akten zur Auswärtigen Politik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1964, Munich, 1995.