Inv. n°: MMoCA200

Limestone Relief of Seti I

Of rectangular form, carved in sunken relief with male figure in profile, seated on a throne with lotus terminals, wearing a short layered wig of tight curls and a plain kilt, his name 'Seti' inscribed in a vertical column of hieroglyphs to his left.

h. 49.8 x w. 31.5 cm

c. 2180-2040 BC

Limestone

Provenance

  • Ex MacFadyean Collection, formed between 1960s and 1990s
  • Folio Fine Art, acquired 1970's
  • Bonhams, 1st May 2008, lot 42
  • Thence Charles Ede Limited, 2008

Publications

  • Bonhams Antiquities Sale, London
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 35, fig. 3

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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