Lot 6
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An Egyptian Limestone Relief Fragment, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II, 1279-1213 B.C.

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
27,500 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Limestone Relief Fragment
  • Limestone
carved in sunk relief with the king facing right, wearing a broad beaded collar and the Blue Crown, and propelling pellets of incense to the falcon-headed incense burner held in his left hand, a column of inscription and his prenomen within a cartouche above; remains of yellow pigment.

Provenance

Sotheby & Co., London, July 16th, 1968, no. 120
Canadian Private Collection

Catalogue Note

See W.H. Peck, "A Ramesside Ruler Offers Incense," Journal of Near Eastern Studies, vol. 31, no. 1, 1972, pp. 11 ff.
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