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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    AN EGYPTIAN GREYWACKE FIGURE OF A STANDING OFFICIAL

    DYNASTY XIII, CIRCA 1786-1650 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN GREYWACKE FIGURE OF A STANDING OFFICIAL
    DYNASTY XIII, CIRCA 1786-1650 B.C.
    The shaven-headed priestly official with sensitively modelled face, his hands placed on his short flaring kilt with tie over his waist band, a back pillar inscribed with hieroglyphs: "A boon which the King and which Ptah-Sokar gives to the ka of ...", mounted
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English private collection formed in the late 1950s-early 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION