Lot 7
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An Egyptian Granite Head of a Man, 18th Dynasty, period of Amenhotep III, 1403-1365 B.C.

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
27,500 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Granite Head of a Man
  • Granite
wearing a double wig of radiating wavy locks over echeloned rectangular curls below the ears, his youthful face with full lips, broad straight nose, and large almond-shaped eyes with long eyebrows and cosmetic lines in relief.

Provenance

Spink & Son, Ltd., London
Mr. & Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin, acquired from the above in 1967 (Sotheby’s, New York, November 24th, 1987, no. 44, illus.)
German Private Collection (Sotheby’s, London, July 8th, 1993, no. 142, illus.)
European private collection, formed between 1983 and 1999

Literature

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. 810-653-935
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