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An Egyptian Basalt Head of a Man, 12th Dynasty, 1938-1759 B.C

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Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

An Egyptian Basalt Head of a Man, 12th Dynasty, 1938-1759 B.C

An Egyptian Basalt Head of a Man, 12th Dynasty, 1938-1759 B.C

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

8,190

GBP

An Egyptian Basalt Head of a Man

12th Dynasty, 1938-1759 B.C


the back of the head with a wide back pillar.

Height 6 cm.

As shown, rims of ears slightly abraided. Minor chips along edges of the back pillar. The head broken off of its mount and retains old adhesive on the neck break.


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European private collection, early 20th Century (based on the papier-mâché stand in the form of a herm pillar)
French private collection, acquired in the 1970s/1980s
acquired by the present owner at auction in Paris (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Jean- Marc Delvaux, April 15th, 2021, no. 225)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner