AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.
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Property from a German Private Collection

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.

Estimate: 24,000 - 35,000 GBP

Property from a German Private Collection

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.

Estimate: 24,000 - 35,000 GBP

Lot Sold:30,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a German Private Collection

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS MASK, 30TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 250-200 B.C.


from the lid of a large anthropoid sarcophagus, wearing a broad beaded collar and tripartite wig, the idealized face with mouth rounded at the corners, and almond-shaped eyes with long incised cosmetic lines and eyebrows in relief.

Height 55 cm.

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Provenance

Dr. Hans Hitzler, Bochum, Germany, acquired prior to WWII

by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

For a similar example see S. D’Auria, P. Lacovara, and C.H. Roehrig, Mummies and Magic, The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt, 1988, p. 193, no. 139.

Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art
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