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664 BC Egyptian Basalt Bust

6.5″ x 2.5″ | Egyptian | Basalt | Bust | 664-30 BC

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  • 6.5″ x 2.5″ | Egyptian | Basalt | Bust | 664-30 BC

    An Egyptian basalt bust from a sphinx dating to 664 – 30 BC. The head is in the form of a pharaoh that is wearing a tripartite headdress with lappets that include uraeus and a false beard. The top of the head has a carved projection with the central recession perhaps for offerings. The features are well carved with light deposits.

  • Weight

    3lb.

    Height

    6.5"

    Width

    2.5"

    Depth

    5.5"

    Weight

    3lb.

    Height

    6.5"

    Width

    2.5"

    Depth

    5.5"

    Date

    B.C.

    Medium

    Basalt

    Size

    S (up to 14 in.)

    Origin

    Egypt