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EGYPTIAN OLD KINGDOM LIMESTONE BREWER

Depicted tilted forward over her vat and wearing a long dress and typical wig of the period with a stripe in the middle, letting her hair appear as small wisps on the front of the forehead.
Arms and feet lacking

Vth-VIth Dynasty, ca. 2498-2181 BC

H. 6 7/8 in. (17 cm.)

Ex French private collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 169.

Cf. Cyril Aldred, Le Temps des pyramides: de la préhistoire aux Hyksos, Paris, Gallimard, 1978, p. 201, no. 198.

LPG05
$25,000


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