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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE
PROPERTY FROM THE PLAISANT JOZEF NESTOR COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE

NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.
The lunette-shaped relief sculpted in sunk relief with wadjet-eyes flanking a shen-sign at the top, with two registers below, the upper with the deceased, the "excellent spirit" named Ahmose-patchesi wearing a robe, seated to the left before a laden offering table, receiving a libation from Pa-ser standing to the right in a kilt, the lower with a female figure to the left identified as "his daughter" and a male figure to the right, both wearing robes, and seated across an offering table from one another, traces of polychromy preserved throughout
15 3/8 in. (39 cm) high
Provenance
Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's New York, 29 November 1989, lot 147
Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's New York, 14 December 1993, lot 159
Antiquities, Christie's New York, 4 June 1999, lot 233
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