Egyptian Old Kingdom Limestone Relief
An ancient Egyptian large Old Kingdom painted limestone bas-relief depicting four bronzed males wearing white kilts moving in a procession to the right. They balance on their shoulders and extended left hands trays with offerings of vases and provisions. Satchels and baskets hang from their arms. One bears a small white calf with his right arm. Extensive red, black, green, and yellow pigments remain.
Old Kingdom, Saqqara,
cf.: for similar painted bas relief offering bearers, the mastaba tomb of Hagmeni, in the Teti Cemetery at Saqqara.
Formerly in a New York private collection; with Royal-Athena Galleries, 2002; previously in a French private collection.
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