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Lot 70: Large Egyptian wood panel with a pair of facing eyes
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A large Egyptian wood panel with a pair of facing eyes, Late Period, c. 664 – 332 BC, resembling the decoration on some of the rectangular coffins from the Middle Kingdom. The panel is from a large piece of funerary furniture and is richly painted with six vertical columns of hieroglyphic text and one horizontal, around a register containing a pair of eyes with brows facing the viewer. The panel is actually two pieces of wood joined at the center, the wedge-shaped tongue and groove attachment system apparent on each end. 25 ½ in x 11 ½ in (64.6 x 29.2 cm). Well-preserved, the color quite vibrant with light deposits throughout. Ex New Jersey estate.
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