London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A COPTIC LIMESTONE HEAD OF A WOMAN
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
With large eyes and accentuated rims, her wavy hair swept back and covered with a veil; and a limestone bust of a pharaoh wearing a nemes-headdress with lappets and central figure-of-eight uraeus, both mounted
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) and 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) high respectively (2)
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