THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. GEORGE B. MATHUES
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED LIMESTONE RELIEF
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Sculpted in sunk relief, depicting the god Ptah facing left, enveloped in his costume, wearing a tightly-fitted cap, broad collar and false beard, with traces of blue polychrome visible on the cap, face and beard
8¾ in. (22.2 cm) high
Purchased in Egypt in the early 1960s