THE PROPERTY OF A CANADIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SCULPTOR'S MODEL
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, 664-30 B.C.
Intentionally designed as a bust without arms, the royal image characterized by a corpulent, tripartite torso, full cheeks, sickle-shaped mouth, protruding chin, hieroglyphic almond-shaped eyes and a natural brow, wearing a finely-striated nemes-headdress fronted by a uraeus
6¾ in. (17.2 cm) high
Alonzo Cinq-Mars (1881-1969), acquired in the 1920s