A BROWN QUARTZITE NAOPHOROS
late period, dynasty xxvi-xxx, 664-343 b.c.
Depicting an official kneeling on an integral base, supporting a pedestaled naos, wearing a bag wig and ankle length wrap-around skirt tucked in at the breasts, his lidded almond-shaped eyes beneath angled brows, his lips pursed into a slight smile, the back pillar uninscribed
9¾in. (24.8cm.) high