Egypt

Fragment of relief depicting a head in profile - Painted limestone

Fragment of relief depicting a head in profile - Painted limestone

Fragment of relief or sculptor model depicting a head in profile.
Painted limestone. Height 9,4 cm.
Late Period, Saite Period, 664-525 B.C. Egypt.
Very good style.

This finely carved face, with aquiline nose and thick lips could be the pharaoh portrait of Psametik or that of Amasis.

From a Belgian private collection acquired between 1980 and 2008 at the Harmakhis gallery.

#P1360634

€ 5 500 ,-