7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN LIMETONE RELIEF
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
From the tomb chapel of Thary, sculpted in sunk relief, preserving a standing figure in profile to the right, shown wearing a long striated wig, a broad collar and a kilt with a pleated apron, holding a bolt of cloth in his right hand and a staff in his left, traces of pigment preserved throughout
15 in. (38.1 cm) high
Kofler Collection, Lucerne
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