LIMESTONE SCULPTOR’S MODEL

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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

 14.500

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