AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STATUE OF A PRIEST OR YOUTH
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Stylistically carved with a shaven head, large almond-shaped eyes, arched brows and mouth with a slight smile, wearing toga-like garment, right arm bent with hand clasping folds of drapery falling across his body, left arm held in front holding a situla and another object, with back pillar, traces of pigment remaining, mounted
20 in. (51 cm.) high
With Maurice Nahman (1868-1948), old ink inscribed "N.102" on side.
Collection of Professor Franz Gros, Switzerland, 1980.