Egyptian Painted Limestone Female Bust

 

Egyptian Painted Limestone Female Bust

An ancient Egyptian painted limestone female bust, the figure wears a high plaited wig drawn behind her prominent ears. Her fine linen garment is visible at the shoulder.

Late Dynastic Period.
Ca. 664-332 BC.
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm).

Published: J. Malek, et al., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings, vol. 8, part 2, Oxford, 1999, no. 801-809-290.

Formerly with Munzen und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland, April 28, 1972, lot 121; with Royal Athena Galleries, New York, 1984 (Art of the Ancient World, 1985, vol. IV, no. 421); New York private collection, 1986; New Jersey private collection, gifted from the above, late 1980s.

Inv#: 7704

$15,000

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