Inv. n°: MMoCA35

Egyptian Limestone Relief Fragment

Carved in low relief with three standing profile male figures wearing plain kilts and short wigs, processing to the right, each carrying offerings, the figure to the left holding a papyrus stem in his right hand, with a platter of offerings including meat and loaves in his left, the central figure carrying a piriform pottery vessel in his right hand, with a large sack/net in his left.

w. 42.5 cm

Middle Kingdom, c. 2133-1797 BC

Limestone

Provenance

  • The Property of M.A. Cane, Esq.
  • Sotheby's London, Antiquities Islamic and Indian Art, 14th July 1975, lot 112a
  • Bonhams, Sale 15941, 15th October 2008, lot 11

Publications

  • Sotheby's London, Antiquities Islamic and Indian Art, 14th July 1975, lot 112a, p. 45
  • Bonhams London, Antiquities Sale, 15941, 15th October 2008, lot 11
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 36, fig. 4

Exhibitions

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

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