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Egyptian Limestone Head, Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC

Egyptian Limestone Head, Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1434369
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $460.00 
Carved limestone head of a man with a voluminous wig. The man shows a gentle smile, which is emphasized by the wear of the face’s high points.
The ears appear just below faint sideburns that protrude from the striated wig.
Elaborate carving as visible in the corner of the right eye.
Limestone
Egyptian, Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC
H. 3.6 cm (1.4 in)
H. with stand 5.3 cm (2.1 in)
Broken at the neck level. Abraded nose and high points. Mounted on a brass stand.
Swiss private collection E.N., Zug, acquired 1994-2002.

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