25 October 2006
AN EGYPTIAN FRAGMENTARY GREYWACKE KNEELING MALE FIGURE
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI (664-525 B.C.)
From a theophorous or naophorous statue, wearing a shendyt-kilt, on integral inscribed base with back pillar, the text naming a man called Neferibre-em-Akhet and his mother(?), Merneith, the third column on the back pillar naming Merneith preceded by Nes [Shu-Tefnut]
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
Sold Sotheby's London, 12 December 1988, lot 84.
Formerly the property of Gawain McKinley (1945-1996).
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