Lot 7
  • 7

An Egyptian Quartzite Block Statue of a Man, 19th Dynasty, Reign of Ramesses II, 1279-1213 B.C.

Estimate
50,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Quartzite Block Statue of a Man
seated on a rectangular base, his face turned upward in apotheosis, the hands emerging from his enveloping cloak and crossed over his knees, and wearing a short ribbed beard and double wig with echeloned rectangular curls in front, a standing figure of Osiris before him, the god holding the crook and flail and wearing a beard and the Crown of Upper Egypt with uraeus.

Provenance

Herbert Cahn, Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, 1958 (H.W. Müller Archiv, loc. cit.)

Literature

Hans Wolfgang Müller Archiv (1931-1975), Ruprechts-Karl-Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, negative no. 156/26-8 (microfiche no. 73)
Jaromir Malek, Diana Magee, and Elizabeth Miles, Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings, vol. VIII, part II, Oxford, 1999, no. 801-643-905
Charles Ede Limited, Egyptian Antiquities, London, 2005, no. 7, illus.

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