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An Egyptian Indurated Limestone Relief Fragment, 19th/20th Dynasty, 1292-1075 B.C.

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An Egyptian Indurated Limestone Relief Fragment, 19th/20th Dynasty, 1292-1075 B.C.

An Egyptian Indurated Limestone Relief Fragment, 19th/20th Dynasty, 1292-1075 B.C.

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An Egyptian Indurated Limestone Relief Fragment

19th/20th Dynasty, 1292-1075 B.C.


carved in sunk relief with Osiris, Isis, and Nephthys facing left, each enveloped in a shroud and wearing a broad collar and characteristic crown, inscriptions in the field; traces of red pigment.

28.9 by 37.5 by 3.8 cm.

As shown. Surface somewhat weathered, particularly over left half of relief. Minor chips, nicks, scratches, abrasions, and water stains overall. Flaw in stone in upper left corner was probably once filled before gesso and pigment were applied.


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Elbert E. Farman, 1831-1911, American Ambassador to Egypt, 1876-1881
Darius Ogden Mills, 1825-1910
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, given by the above in 1904 (acc. no. 04.3.532)
acquired from the above in 1959 (144.S), then by descent