• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 345

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE FRAGMENT

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, CIRCA 1292-1069 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE FRAGMENT
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, CIRCA 1292-1069 B.C.
    Showing a shaven-headed priest holding incense burner to the fragmentary figure of ibis-headed Thoth, wearing full moon and crescent headdress and holding was-sceptre, hieroglyphs above
    3 7/8 in. (9.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    French collection, acquired before 1955.