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An Egyptian Cartonnage and polychrome fragment, 21st Dynasty, ca 1069 - 945 BC
Reference No: EW202
An Egyptian Cartonnage and polychrome fragment, 21st Dynasty, ca 1069 - 945 BC
Price : $ 4,750
EUR 4,427.48 GBP 3,786.23 AUD 7,281.75
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Finely detailed piece in multiple registers, featuring a good portrait of Anubis as the base and possibly two of the four sons of Horus in the upper register, with fragmentary funerary text that reads:
"... Ta-meh, the venerated one."
"... of the steward [...]-amun, true of voice, the venerated one."
"Words spoken by Nephthys to Osiris: [...] the one who is in the hour, so that Amun might waken..."

Condition:   Fragment as shown, with losses and cracks, professional stabilization at the back.  Museum quality custom mount that aids stability.

Dimensions:   Height:  10.5 inches  Width:  11 inches

Provenance:   Ex Gimbels Brothers, NY acquired from Superior Stamp and Coin, CA in 1970 and then by descent to present owner.