TWO EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME WOOD PANELS FROM THE SARCOPHAGUS OF HATHOR-HOTEP, 1ST HALF OF THE 12TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 1938-1850 B.C. | Two Egyptian Polychrome Wood Panels from the Sarcophagus of Hathor-hotep
private collection, Egypt, by descent
acquired from the above prior to 1977
Jean-David Cahn AG, Basel, Auktion 8: Kunstwerke der Antike, November 9th, 2013, no. 49, illus.
acquired by the present owner at the above sale
The dating of the present panels is based on the decoration scheme and corresponds to the later part of the reign of Amenemhat II or early Sesostris III, down through the reign of Amenemhat III (H. Willems, Chests of Life, Leiden, 1988, p. 163, type VI).