A LIMESTONE ''SCULPTOR'S MODEL'' OF A PHARAOH
DYNASTY XXX TO EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
A LIMESTONE "SCULPTOR'S MODEL" OF A PHARAOH
dynasty xxx to early ptolemaic period, circa 4th-3rd century b.c.
The head and upper torso preserved, intentionally sculpted without limbs, depicted wearing a nemes-headdress with a uraeus, with modeled brows, button-hole eyes, and a slightly smiling mouth, the ears, headress, and uraeus in a partial state of completion, with incised grid lines on most unfinished surfaces
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
Alexander Iolas, New York