7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN GRANITE RELIEF
Late Period, Dynasty XXX, 380-343 B.C.
Sculpted in sunk-relief, with a pharaoh facing left wearing a crown and necklace, with one hand raised in adoration, the other hand missing, holding a wadjet-eye, with portions of two cartouches above
18½ in. (47 cm) wide
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For a related example in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, likely from the Iseion at Behbeit el Higara see no. 13 in Bianchi, et al., Cleopatra's Egypt: Age of the Ptolemies.
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