6 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 6,250
GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STELE
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 332-30 B.C.
With a scene carved in raised relief of Anubis, wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt, leading the deceased towards Osiris, a Greek inscription below reading +ENAMOYNIC ΠAXOΠOC XENCAAΛ
14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
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Rui da Silva
with Galeria Arqueologia F. Cervera, Barcelona.
Private collection, Spain, acquired from the above in October 1981.
Private collection, France.
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