6 December 2007
PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN PAPYRUS FRAGMENT
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX, 1307-1196 B.C.
Preserving the upper portions of a male figure, his bald head in profile to the left, his body frontal, wearing a green broad-collar and a white cloak, his skin red, partially preserving four columns of hieroglyphs, reading, "...God's [Servant] of the House of Amun, Baken-[Mu]t, justified, son of the God's Father of Amen-Re King of the Gods, Harsiese"
3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) long
with Harmer Rooke Numismatics, New York, 1978.
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