11 June 2003
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX, 1307-1196 B.C.
Sculpted in sunk relief, preserving the upper portions of two female figures standing in adoration, presumably before a now-missing deity, each clad in a pleated, gossamer linen garment, wearing a voluminous tripartite wig adorned with a wide hair band and topped with a single floral blossom, their left arms raised, their right hands holding a floral bouquet
15¼ in. (38.7 cm) long
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For the subject see p. 63, fig. 26 and p. 130, fig. 88 in Martin, The Hidden Tombs of Memphis.
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