Lot 3
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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT, 19TH DYNASTY, EARLY IN THE REIGN OF RAMESSES II, CIRCA 1279-1250 B.C. An Egyptian Limestone Relief Fragment

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 GBP
Sold
137,500 GBP
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Description

carved in sunk relief with the head of a priest facing left and holding a falcon-headed censer, his finely carved face with full outlined lips indented at the corner, slightly aquiline nose, and almond-shaped eye with long outlined and tapering cosmetic line and eyebrow in contoured relief, the earlobe pierced, the five columns of inscription including the partial name of the deceased ending in -Ptah "Overseer of the City", and that of his father the vizier Bakenptah.
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