4 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE IMHOTEP
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.
Depicted seated with his feet parallel on a trapezoidal integral plinth, wearing a short pleated kilt, a cap crown and an incised beaded broad-collar, a papyrus scroll unfolded on his lap, with a hieroglyphic inscription reading: "Imhotep"
4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
with Elias S. David (1891-1969), New York; thence by descent.
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