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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- Ancient Egyptian
- Sculptor's Model of a Leg
- Century/ Timeframe
- Ptolemaic Periods, ca. 1290 to 30 BCE
- Good Condition, See Photo