Description & Technical information

Inscription on the base with their names in hieroglyphs, the Royal Scribe General Tjay and his consort Tiwa.

Date:  1650 - 1085 BC
Period:  Antiquity
Origin:  Egypt
Medium: Granite
Dimensions: 34 x 30.5 x 17.5 cm (13³/₈ x 12 x 6⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Acquired at Sotheby's London, May 13th, 1980.
On loan to the Museum of Mediterranean Antiquities, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, March 1995 - April 2008. Sold at Bonham's London, April 29th, 2009.
Since then in the Belgian private collection of Mr. M. C.