6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED LINEN FRAGMENT
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.
Preserving a square section with a frieze of crouching deities facing left, including a bearded human-headed figure wearing a tripartite headcloth surmounted by a single plume, holding a was-scepter, and a lion-headed figure wearing a tripartite wig surmounted by a uraeus-fronted solar disk, an inscription above each, identifying Shu, Tefnut and Geb, brightly painted in blue, green, red, yellow and black
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) long
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Acquired prior to 1980.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
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