Egyptian Granite Torso - The Striding King Item Number: 1122424 - For Sale
Egyptian Granite Torso - The Striding King Item Number: 1122424
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From ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, 1550-1070 B.C. Carved from a single piece of striated granite stone / granodionte, figure depicts the lower torso of a high official or king wearing a heavily-pleated kilt. On the reverse, the lone line of hieroglyphic text has been deliberately obliterated in ancient times. This was often done upon the passage of one ruler to the next. 19"H x 10"D at base, ancient break with beautiful red vein passing through forward leg. Weighs in at 70 pounds.
ProvenanceEx-private Denver, CO Collection, purchased in Switzerland in the 1980s
Period New Kingdom
Dimensions 19"H x 10"D