08 décembre 2010

An Egyptian Polychrome Limestone Ushabti of Djehuty-mose (Tothmes), Overseer of the Cattle in the Temple of Amun, 19th Dynasty

An Egyptian Polychrome Limestone Ushabti of Djehuty-mose (Tothmes), Overseer of the Cattle in the Temple of Amun, 19th Dynasty, 1292-1190 B.C.  photo Sotheby's holding a djed-pillar and Knot of Isis, and wearing a pleated shirt and kilt with overfold, a ba-bird with wings outstretched on the chest, broad beaded collar, short beard, and double wig of echeloned and zig-zag curls bound in a headband, his face with full outlined lips indented at the corners, straight nose, and large eyes with long eyebrows and... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

A Granite Head of Ramesses II wearing the Blue Crown, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II, 1279-1213 B.C.

A Granite Head of Ramesses II wearing the Blue Crown, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II, 1279-1213 B.C. representing the king early in his reign, resting against a rectangular back pillar with two fragmentary columns of inscription in sunk relief, and wearing the Blue Crown covered with dotted roundels, the coiled uraeus with tail trailing in a slender line over the top, his face with mouth indented at the corners, large eyes with incised folds on the upper lids, long cosmetic lines (barely visible on the left eye) flaring... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

A Peridotite Block Statue of the Priest of Hathor Amenmose asking for Offerings, 19th Dynasty, 1292-1190 B.C.

A Peridotite Block Statue of the Priest of Hathor Amenmose asking for Offerings, 19th Dynasty, 1292-1190 B.C. seated on a stepped pedestal and holding his upturned hands before him, the folds of his ample belly indicated, and wearing a long kilt reaching to the ankles and carved with fourteen lines of inscription, inscriptions remaining on the pedestal and back pillar. height 18 1/4 in. 46.4 cm. Est. 100,000—150,000 USD - Lot Sold 134,500 USD PROVENANCE: Butros Andraos Collection, Cairo, 1920sEuropean private... [Lire la suite]
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