London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SCULPTOR'S MODEL OF A ROYAL HEAD
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, PROBABLY PTOLEMY II (282-246 B.C.)
Sculpted in raised relief with the bust of a pharaoh in profile to the right, wearing the Blue Crown, with finely detailed ear, the hint of a smile on his full lips, repaired, mounted
6 x 6½ in. (15 x 16.5 cm.)
Arthur Sambon, Paris, 1937.
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Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, March - July, 1997.
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, September 1997 - January 1998.
M. Page-Gasser and A. B. Wiese, Ägypten: Augenblicke der Ewigkeit, Mainz, 1997, p. 292, pl. on p. 291, no. 198.
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