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
1550-1070 B.C.
Category Egyptian
Period New Kingdom
Material Granite
Dimensions 19"H x 10"D
Condition Fragment

Antiquities
Ancient Egyptian
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Artemis Gallery Ancient Art
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