Provenance: From a mid 1960's Swiss private collection. Note that this figure has been authenticated genuine by a scholar of ancient Egyptian.
This lot comes from the private collection of Mr. J. Bahamonde who over a period of 20 years acquired his collection from various prestigious dealers. His degree in archaeology from one of the best British universities and passion for ancient art is reflected in this intriguing statue.
The basalt stone figure carved kneeling on a base, arms on his legs and wearing a long kilt wrapped above the waist and folded right over left beneath his chest, an incised border running around the top edge of the kilt, a single column of hieroglyphs running down the centre of his torso and over his knees,
Height: 12 cm.
Width: 7.4 cm.
Depth: 8.5 cm.
Literature: A very similar statue of the royal sealer and high steward, Gebu, from the temple of Amun at Karnak is now in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek in Copenhagen (inv. no. ÆIN0027).
Condition: Good overall considering it is ancient.
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- Égypte ancienne
- Statue en pierre rare pour
- Royal Butler appelé IMI - Milieu de la 13e dynastie - Empire du Milieu
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- Siècle/ Période
- Middle Kingdom
- Bon état, voir la photo