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An Egyptian White Faience Fragment from a Chalice, 3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-716 B.C.

Property from the Collection of Peter Sharrer

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An Egyptian White Faience Fragment from a Chalice, 3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-716 B.C.

An Egyptian White Faience Fragment from a Chalice, 3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-716 B.C.

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Property from the Collection of Peter Sharrer

An Egyptian White Faience Fragment from a Chalice

3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-716 B.C.


molded in shallow relief with part of a scene showing a man grasping a prisoner by the hair and about to smite him, adjacent to a male figure wearing a kilt and crown, and an enthroned king or god holding a crook, birds in the register above, Nilotic flowers below.

Height 5 cm.

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private collection, Japan (Sotheby’s, New York, June 12th, 2001, no. 326, illus.)
acquired by the present owner at the above sale.
“Yes, wonderful things”. Egyptian Art from 3000-100 B.C., Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch, in collaboration with Claire Brown Art, London, 2022, cat. no. 20, illus.
For related examples see F. D. Friedman, ed., Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Faience, Providence, 1998, no. 116 (king smiting prisoner) and 117 (swamp scene). Also compare Egyptian Art at Eton College, Windsor, 1999, nos. 53 and 54.