THE PROPERTY OF A PENNSYLVANIA COLLECTOR
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF OF HORI
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.
Carved in sunk relief with Hori, wearing a priest's robe and a short wig with side lock, standing with his arms raised in adoration before Anubis, the jackal-headed god wearing a kilt and tripartite wig, holding a was-scepter and an ankh, a laden offering table between them, the vertical bands of hieroglyphs describe Hori as adoring Anubis, lord of the necropolis, kissing the earth before him, among his titles are hereditary prince, count and sm-priest, as well as overseer of the craftsmen associated with the workshops of the god Ptah
39¾ in. (100.9 cm) wide
Antiquities, Christie's New York, 18 December 1996, lot 54