Egyptian Limestone Relief of Priest

 

Egyptian Limestone Relief of Priest

An ancient Egyptian limestone sunk relief with the shaved head of a priest facing right. The Hieroglyphs in columns above read, "... he has gone forth... among the praised ones... the venerated ones... the necropolis, he comes..."

XXVIth - Ptolemaic Period,
Ca. 672-200 BC.
Width: 23 in. (58.4 cm).

Formerly in a Canadian private collection; with Archeologia, Montreal, early 1980's.

Inv#: 5926

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