Small Old Kingdom Limestone Relief Fragment

SKU: MS.0056

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Old Kingdom, 5th-6th Dynasty, c. 2300 BC
Dimensions: 4.25" h x 3" w x 1.4" d, 5.25" h
Medium: Limestone

Sculpted in low relief, depicting a seated male wearing a shendyt-kilt, holding a tall stave in each hand.

with Robinson and Foster, 1948. Private collection, UK. Property of an Antiquarian; Christie's, London, 7 November 2001, lot 403. Dutch art market, 2006. Private collection, UK

Broken away on all sides as visible in illustration. Lower edge attached to a wood black base. Minor wear to the carved surface.

For similar see G. Steindorff, Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1946, pl. 78, no. 262.


Old Kingdom

Small Old Kingdom Limestone Relief Fragment

Old Kingdom

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