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Lot 0074
An Egyptian limestone head from a sphinx, Ptolemaic, c. 332 - 30 BC, depicting pharaoh wearing nemes head cloth with lappets and uraeus, the features are handsomely carved. 11 1/2 x 10 x 8 in (29.2 x 25.3 x 20.3 cm). A nice display piece with mottled surface deposits. Some restoration and strengthening of details to the face and facial features. Ex estate of Maria (Lila) Decatur Mayo Deyo Garnett, niece of Ruth Deyo; Ex collection of Ruth Deyo and her husband Charles Dalton, acquired early-mid 1900's. Mrs. Deyo was a world-renowned musician and personality, well-known for her appreciation of Egyptian culture.


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Egyptian limestone head from a sphinx, Ptolemaic

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000Mar 2, 2019
Montrose, CA, USA