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    Sale 2007

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    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    AN EGYPTIAN FRAGMENTARY RED GRANITE ROUND TOPPED STELE

    NEW KINGDOM, REIGN OF TUTANKHAMUN TO SETI I, 1333-1290 B.C.

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    AN EGYPTIAN FRAGMENTARY RED GRANITE ROUND TOPPED STELE
    NEW KINGDOM, REIGN OF TUTANKHAMUN TO SETI I, 1333-1290 B.C.
    Sculpted in sunk relief, preserving the upper portions of the Theban Triad, the goddess Mut to the left, Amen-Re to her right wearing a tall double-plumed headdress, and facing them from the right, the side-locked god Khonsu-in-Thebes-Neferhotep, identifying inscriptions in hieroglyphs above each figure
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Folio Fine Art, London, November 1968 (Catalogue 58, no. 221).