ancient-egyptian-red-sandstone-relief-fragment
Lot 775
Ancient Egyptian Red Sandstone Relief Fragment
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
3rd-2nd century B.C., depicts a Ptolemaic king in the traditional guise of a pharaoh with royal attributes such as the false beard, wide collar and crown of Lower Egypt.

6.75 x 9 in.

Purchased in 1969 from prominent New York City dealer and scholar Michel E. Abemayor, who died in 1975. Copies of the original invoice and cover letter are available. Objects originating with Abemayor may be found in the British Museum, the Met, The Royal Ontario Museum and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The American Institute of Archaeology still presents an annual Michel and Nelly Abemayor Lecture. The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC

Free of cracks and distracting chips.

$1,500 - 2,500