Description & Technical information

Period:  Middle Kingdom 2040 to 1782 BC
Origin:  Egypt
Provenance: In the “Dannett” Collection, Melbourne, Australia, prior to 1949
Sold at: Leonard Joel Pty Ltd., Melbourne, 29 July 1949, lot 26
Private Collection, acquired from the above sale
Thence by descent to Simon Walters and Pamela Turnbull
Sold at: Antiquities, Christie’s, London, 13 October 2008, lot 69
Private Collection of Sheikh Saud al Thani (1966-2014), acquired from the above sale.
Thence by descent.
Exhibitions: Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 1984–87
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities