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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 116

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE

    PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 332-30 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE
    PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 332-30 B.C.
    With a scene carved in raised relief of Anubis, wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt, leading the deceased towards Osiris, a Greek inscription below reading +ENAMOYNIC ΠAXOΠOC XENCAAΛ
    14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Galeria Arqueologia F. Cervera, Barcelona.
    Private collection, Spain, acquired from the above in October 1981.
    Private collection, France.