Fragment of funerary bas-relief with hieroglyphic inscription from the 'Book of Gates'

Polychrome limestone 36 x 15 cm (14.1 x 5.9 in.) Egypt - New Kingdom, Reign of Sethi I, 1290-1279 BC

Originally located in the sarcophagus chamber of the tomb of Sethi I.

Provenance
Private collection, England, acquired on the London art market in the 1970s; Then by succession to the current owner; Imported to Europe before 1883
Literature
v, Scanning Sethi, Antikenmuseum Basel, Antikenmuseum Basel, 2016
Harry Burton, The Tomb of Sethi I,, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1920

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Galerie Eberwein

"Egyptian antiquities"

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