LIMESTONE SCULPTOR’S MODELPrint
LIMESTONE SCULPTOR’S MODEL
Head of a pharaoh wearing the Nemes headdress with central uraeus, his ears sticking out; facial features with large almond-shaped eyes, curved eyebrows, broad nose and pleasant smiling mouth, so characteristic for ‘Greek influence’; back of head flat
Ex priv. coll. A.C., Belgium 1960s-1970s, with Cahn Basel November 2012
H. 9 cm.
Ptolemaic Period, c. 4th- 3rd cent. BC
G. Steindorff, Catalogue of the Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltinmore 1946, pp. 91-92, pls. LVII