Description & Technical information

Egyptian, Late period, early 26th dynasty

Date:  664-660 BC
Period:  Antiquity
Origin:  Egypt
Medium: Limestone
Dimensions: 38 x 27 x 22 cm (15 x 10⁵/₈ x 8⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Purportedly from the Coptic cemetery southeast of Giza (per Bothmer's notes, no. 914), Art Market, Cairo, 1950s.
Then in the collection of René Withofs (1919-1997), Brussels, since 1974 or prior.
Sold by Sotheby's NY, Antiquities, 10 December 1999, lot 229.
Then in a New York private collection.
Literature: M. Lehner and Z. Hawass, Giza and the Pyramids: The definitive history, Chicago, 2017.
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities