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Lot 0046A

Description

A wonderful Egyptian limestone relief, Old Kingdom, c. 2200 BC, depicting a pair of kilted men leading antelope, both grasping their respective animal by the horns, the figure on right holds the snout. The scene is beautifully carved in relief and on a horizontal ground line. Below the main scene is the uppermost portion of a scene depicting cattle, the calves seeming to frolic with tongues out. 18 ½ x 10 ½ x 1 3/8 in. (46.9 x 26.7 x 3.5 cm). With stand. Ex collection of David van Dam, Netherlands, acquired in the 1960’s.

Condition

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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A wonderful Egyptian limestone relief, Old Kingdom

Estimate $7,000 - $12,000Dec 07, 2019