Old Kingdom limestone wall fragment with hieroglyphs

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Old Kingdom limestone wall fragment with hieroglyphs
Stock Number:
y4092
$ 14850.00

Description

An Old Kingdom limestone wall fragment. The front surface with a five horizontal registers of hieroglyphs. Depicting an offering possibly to the Goddess Tefnut a deity associated with moisture and rain.

Ex T. McAllister Collection, United Kingdom 1970's Art Market, Acquired from him during the 1990's while he resided in Queensland.

Origin:

New kingdom 5th to 6th Dynasty, circa 2494 to 2181 B.C., Egypt

Dimensions:

Height: 73 cm / width: 29 cm

Condition:

Ancient loss evident, presented on a black perspex mount for wall hanging.