38: An Egyptian Pink Limestone Military Relief Fragment
Carved in raised relief in two registers: a walking foot dominates the upper register and the lower features a well executed head of a soldier in left profile wearing a short wig, tip of his spear in front. Given the medium, probably from the tomb of an important noble or a lesser member of a royal family. 13-12"W (34.5 cm) x 11-3/4"H (29.9 cm).
PROVENANCE: Ex-Sothebys New York, March 1984 (lot #146).
(there is a reserve on this lot)
Fragment as described, finely carved, custom mounted on acrylic base.