Fragment of a Monumental Limestone Relief

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Old Kingdom, 2700-2200 B.C.
Material: Limestone
Dimensions: 40.5 cm x 38 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 1154
Provenance: The Geddes collection, acquired at Sotheby’s London on 14 December 1981, lot 125. Exhibited at the Museum of Mediterranean Antiquities, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, from March 1995 to April 2008. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Fragment
Description: Large fragment of a limestone relief, depicting the lower body of a striding man with a long apron. The very finely worked feet have sandals on. On the right a full basket with offerings in front of two shelves, where many vases are standing.