Base of a Basalt Statue

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late period, 26th dynasty, 664-525 B.C.
Material: Basalt
Dimensions: 12.1 cm x 6.7 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 1137
Provenance: Collection Dr. Th. G. Al, Holland, acquired before 1964. Thence Swiss private collection.
Condition: Heavy fragment of a high-quality basalt statue.
Description: Basalt base of a priest statue. The figure was depicted as striding with its left foot forward. Both feet are still preserved. According to the finely carved revolving hieroglyphs the priest had the prominent name Psamtik.