AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SEATED SCRIBE
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SEATED SCRIBE
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SEATED SCRIBE
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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD ATTACHMENT IN THE FORM OF A BOUND CAPTIVE

NEW KINGDOM, 18TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 1550-1292 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD ATTACHMENT IN THE FORM OF A BOUND CAPTIVE
NEW KINGDOM, 18TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 1550-1292 B.C.
2 in. (5 cm.) long
Provenance
with Peter Sharrer, New York.
Norbert Schimmel (1905-1990), New York.
Important Antiquities from the Norbert Schimmel Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 16 December 1992, lot 100.
with Nefer Gallery, Zurich, 2007.
Literature
J. Settgast, ed., Von Troja bis Amarna, The Norbert Schimmel Collection, New York, Mainz, 1978, no. 231.
M. Page-Gasser and A. B. Wiese, Ägypten Augenblicke der Ewigkeit: Unbekannte Schätze aus Schweizer Privatbesitz, Mainz, 1997, pp. 140-141, no. 84.
Exhibited
Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum; Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe; Munich, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Von Troja bis Amarna, The Norbert Schimmel Collection, New York, 18 March 1978- 6 January 1979.
Ägypten: Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, 1997; and Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, 1997-1998.
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Cf. Brooklyn Museum acc. no. 37.275E for a wooden handle in the form of a bound Nubian, possibly used as a fly whisk.

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