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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a King,

2nd half of the 26th Dynasty, circa 600-525 B.C.

Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 86,500 USD
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29
An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a King,

2nd half of the 26th Dynasty, circa 600-525 B.C.

Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 86,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a King,

2nd half of the 26th Dynasty, circa 600-525 B.C.

Kneeling and extending both hands over his thighs in a gesture of offering, and wearing a pleated royal kilt, broad incised collar with beaded perimeter, and the nemes-headcloth with uraeus and queue, nipples incised, the eyes and eyebrows with remains of gold overlay.
Height 3 5/8 in. 9.2 cm.
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Provenance

Mathias Komor, New York [E.778], November 28th, 1975

Literature

Marsha Hill, Royal Bronze Statuary from Ancient Egypt: With Special Attention to the Kneeling Pose, Leiden, 2004, p. 215, no. 204

Catalogue Note

For other bronze kneeling kings of the 26th Dynasty cf. M. Hill with D. Schorsch, Gifts for the Gods. Images from Egyptian Temples, New York, 2007, figs. 52, 53, and 55.

Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day

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New York