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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD SARCOPHAGUS LID

    LATE NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1068-715 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD SARCOPHAGUS LID
    LATE NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1068-715 B.C.
    The female depicted wearing tripartite wig, with dark painted eyes and brows, the plank body with traces of red pigment
    43½ in. (110.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Belgian private collection, 1990s.