• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, AMARNA PERIOD, REIGN OF AKHENATEN, 1353-1335 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, AMARNA PERIOD, REIGN OF AKHENATEN, 1353-1335 B.C.
    Sculpted in sunk relief, preserving the head and shoulders of a royal attendant in profile to the right, wearing a short echeloned wig and a disk earring, a hand carrying a lidded vase behind
    6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1965 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. I, p. 34, no. 65).
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 5 July 1982, lot 195.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note additional provenance information:
    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1965 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. I, p. 34, no. 65).