|EGYPTIAN LATE OLD KINGDOM LIMESTONE RAISED RELIEF
From the left door jamb of the entrance to a tomb chapel and representing the occupant, a high dignitary, walking to right holding a staff and wearing a striated wig, false beard, broad collar, and kilt; holding a strip of folded cloth.
With remains of hieroglyphic text on upper rim.
Vth-VIth Dynasty, ca. 2498-2283 BC
H. 16 1/2 in. (42 cm.); W. 11 in. (28 cm.)
Ex French collection acquired before 1980.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 203.