Fragment of a Limestone Relief with the Cartouche of Seti I.

Culture: Egyptian
Period: New Kingdom, 19th dynasty, 1323-1279 B.C.
Material: Limestone
Dimensions: 22.3 cm x 31 cm
Price: Reserved
Ref: 1229
Provenance: Swiss collection Hans Zellweger (1916-2000), acquired in the 1970s from Elie Borowski. Last in a French auction house. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Fragment with beautifully preserved paint residues.
Description: Fragment of a limestone relief depicting the finely worked out hands and lower arms of a worshipper. The fingers are, completely based on the style of the late 18th and early 19th dynasty, long and thin with very well preserved color remains. Above two registers are hieroglyphs with remains of the cartouche of Seti I. The present object possibly is a relief depicting the second pharaoh of the 19th dynasty in adoration gesture. Mounted.