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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A PRIEST

    CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A PRIEST
    CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Shaven-headed, with heavy lidded almond-shaped eyes, thin slightly smiling lips, with traces of gesso-paint, mounted
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's parents in Egypt during the 1930s-1940s.