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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF AN OFFICIAL

    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVII, PERSIAN PERIOD, 525-404 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF AN OFFICIAL
    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVII, PERSIAN PERIOD, 525-404 B.C.
    Wearing a bag wig low on the forehead, the thin almond-shaped eyes with thick lids, with a wide triangular nose, the mouth with full fleshy lips, the corners drilled
    3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner's parents, circa 1955.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BARRY STERN