Granite Fragment of a Relief with the Head of a Royal

Culture: Egyptian
Period: New Kingdom, 19th dynasty, 1292-1189 B.C.
Material: Granite
Dimensions: 9.3 cm high
Price: 4 000 Euro
Ref: 1410
Provenance: Collection Carl Tautenhahn, Houston, USA. Acquired prior to 1982.
Condition: Fragment of beautiful quality.
Description: Finely worked out relief head with the face of a man to the right. The eyes with finely drawn lids and a short lid line. The mouth formed to a gentle smile. Over the brows parts of the crown or wig are recognizable, which indicate the man as a member of the royal family. Possibly from a door lintel from a sanctuary from the Ramesside period. Mounted on a metal base.