6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 20,000
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Sculpted in sunk relief with two enthroned deities in profile to the left, each holding a scepter, that of the figure to the left with a jackal-headed finial, each wearing a striated wig and a long divine beard, the figure to the right surmounted by a modius, with an identifying inscription above the figure to the left reading, "Geb" followed by "Great gods who rest," the inscription above the figure to the right now illegible
14 in. (25.6 cm.) high
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with Archaeologia Gallery, Montreal, 1981.
North American Private Collection.
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