Lot 2
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An Egyptian Sandstone Relief Fragment, Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 B.C.

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Sandstone Relief Fragment
  • Sandstone
  • 13 1/2 by 6 3/4 by 1 1/4 in. 34.3 by 17.2 by 3.2 cm.
carved in high relief with a lunar child-god, probably Khonsu, facing right and wearing a broad collar, necklace, and close-fitting cap with side-lock, uraeus and streamers, surmounted by a crown in the form of the moon-crescent and sun-disk, the line of inscription above referring to a place connected to the deity.

Provenance

Jerome Eisenberg, 44 East 82nd Street, New York
Richard Titelman, Altoona, Pennsylvania, acquired from the above on December 27th, 1969
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