11 December 2003
EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALAN M. MAY
AN EGYPTIAN PINK GRANITE RELIEF
Late New Kingdom to
Third Intermediate Period,
Circa 1200-712 B.C.
Sculpted in sunk relief, preserving the bust of a votary in profile to the right, depicted wearing a long striated wig and a broad wesekh collar, a fragmentary hieroglyphic inscription above reading "...Mistress of the gods...every joy..."
27 in. (68.5 cm.) high
with Galerie Samarcande, Paris, 1989.
The Property of a Gentleman; Christie's, London, 2 December 1991, lot 98.
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