• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    AN EGYPTIAN GYPSUM SCULPTOR'S MODEL RELIEF FRAGMENT

    LATE PERIOD/PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN GYPSUM SCULPTOR'S MODEL RELIEF FRAGMENT
    LATE PERIOD/PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    With royal portrait head in profile to the right, wearing vulture headed headdress, mounted
    3 x 2½ in. (7.5 x 6.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Switzerland in the 1960s.