Ancient Egyptian plaster Sculptor's Model of a Leg

Description
Ancient Egyptian plaster Sculptor's Model of a Leg
Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 1290 to 30 BCE - Egypt

Egypt, probably late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 1290 to 30 BCE. This is a high-relief plaster sculptor’s model of Leg have been left unfinished. This piece may have served as a model for a larger sculpture, to teach new sculptors how to replicate a master style,. These pieces are difficult to date; some are from the Amarna period, when new forms of statuary came in, but most are from the late Dynastic and Ptolemaic periods. artwork, and hieroglyphics. There are over seventy species of birds represented in Egyptian artwork represented for example, at the Temple of Edfu, form. Similar pieces to this model are held in the British Museum, the Australian Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many other institutions.

Provenance: Swiss Collection 1972

Condition: Broken And Attached only
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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
plaster
Object
Sculptor's Model of a Leg
Century/ Timeframe
Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 1290 to 30 BCE
Origin
Egypt
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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