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Relief of a King

664–525 BCE
Overall: 28.7 x 17.2 cm (11 5/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
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Location: 107 Egyptian

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A relief of exceptional quality and archaizing style. At the upper left is a section of the cartouche outlined in rope, as is found in archaic work. In many of its details this relief could be traced to the Old Kingdom, but the exceptional delicacy of the diadem, necklace, and false beard establish this as later archaizing work.
Relief of a King

Relief of a King

664–525 BCE

Egypt, Late period (715–332 BCE), Dynasty 26 or later

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