EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES ANTIQUITIES Family Group Sculpture Stela Relief 1850-1800 BC

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Seller: luxor-egypt (208) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153342554809 EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE ANTIQUITIES ARTIFACTS FAMILY GROUP SCULPTURE STELA RELIEF STATUE 1850-1800 BCThis Piece Is a Middle Kingdom Limestone Consisting of a Central Male Figure Flanked by Two Women and a Little Girl. the Central Position of the Male Figure Illustrates His Elevated Status Over the Women. It Is Assumed That the People Are All Related but the Exact Relationships Are Uncertain Due to the Incomplete State of the Inscription. All Four Figures Have Long Arms and Rather Wide Feet. They All Share the Same Idealized Facial Features Including Heavy Hooded Eyes and Mouths That Droop Down at the Corners. the Brow Lines Are Quite Straight and the Foreheads Are Broad. These Features Echo the Severity Seen in Royal Portraiture of the Time. the Male Figure Wears a Long Wrapped Garment Which Is Tied at His Waist. He Stands with His Left Foot Forward and His Arms Hang Straight with Both Hands Flat Upon the Fronts of His Thighs. His Striated Wig Pushes His Large Ears Forward. Both Women Stand with Their Feet Together and Their Hands Rest Flat Against the Sides of Their Thighs. They Wear Ankle Length Sheath Gowns Cut Below the Breasts with Two Wide Shoulder Straps. Their Tripartite Wigs Are Plaited and Gathered at the Back of the Head. the Wig Lappets Fall Over the Shoulders and Curl Outward at the Ends in Imitation of the Wig Worn by the Goddess Hathor. the Statue Groups Representing Families, in Various Combinations or Sequences, Were a Common Theme in Ancient Egyptian Art. Whereas in Old Kingdom Statues the Sizes of the Individuals Signaled Their Relative Importance and Their Relationship, Middle Kingdom Statue Groups Are Characterized by More Naturalistic Depictions. This Sculpture Is Further Characteristic of Middle Kingdom Group Statuary with Its Back Support, Emphasized Hands and Feet, Large Ears, and Heavy Wigs.- Height: 8.26 Inch / 21 cm- Width: 7 Inch / 18 cm- Bottom Measurements: 6.10 x 3.74 Inch / 15.5 x 9.5 cm- Weight: 2800 gmProvenance:(Object Is Accompanied with an Scanned Copy of Certificate of Ownership)The New Certificate Of Ownership Which Contain All the Object Information And Previous Owner Information And Your Name As A New Owner Of The Object Will Be Sent to Your Email After 1 weekI Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1979 as a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since Then.I Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind(This Illustrated Certificate of Ownership Contain)Name & Hand-Signature of the Current OwnerPrevious & Current Owner Addresses / Contact InformationObject NameObject ConditionObject DimensionsObject Country / City of Origin Condition: Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), Material: Stone, Provenance: Ownership History Available, Type: Egyptian Antiques Antiquities Artifacts

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