Lot 3
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A Fragmentary Egyptian Limestone Round-topped Stela, 19th Dynasty, reign of Merneptah, 1213-1204 B.C.

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • A Fragmentary Egyptian Limestone Round-topped Stela
  • Limestone
  • 16 by 18 in. 40.6 by 45.7 cm.
carved in sunk relief with king Merneptah offering two vessels to a figure of Amun holding a was-scepter, the king wearing the Crown of Upper Egypt, the god a false beard and twin-feathered headdress, several columns of inscription above including two cartouches containing the king's names.

Provenance

Nicolas Landau (1887-1979), Paris
D. Barr (1963-2004), New York, acquired from the above
by inheritance to the current owners
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