8 June 2007
AN EGYPTIAN QUARTZITE RELIEF FRAGMENT
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, REIGN OF APRIES, 589-570 B.C.
Preserving the cartouche of the Pharaoh Apries in sunk relief, possibly from a large royal monument or statue
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) long
Japanese Private Collection, 1980.
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