FEATURED ITEM: Egyptian Bas-Relief Pink Limestone Fragment with Two Female Figures

Egyptian Bas-Relief Pink Limestone Fragment with Two Female Figures

EgyptianBas-ReliefPinkLimestoneFragmentWithTwoFemaleFigures

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FEATURED ITEM: Egyptian Bas-Relief Pink Limestone Fragment with Two Female Figures

This Egyptian Bas-Relief Pink Limestone Fragment with Two Female Figures (as of 08 / March / 2017) is still available for sale from http://www.Baidun.com:

Reference:  SI_EG_1048
Civilization:  Egyptian New Kingdom. Early 18th Dynasty. Reign of Amenhotep I, 1525 B.C.E. – 1504 B.C.E.
Size:  H. 23 cm
Condition:  Excellent condition
Price:  Available upon request
Provenance:  Private French Collection, French Passport # 125189

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Egyptian Bas-Relief Pink Limestone Fragment with Two Female Figures

Carved Limestone Bas-Relief from the Egyptian New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty from the 18th dynasty of the Egyptian New Kingdom, this ancient Egyptian Bas-Relief (Bas Relief) was carved from a pink limestone and depicts two female figures, their left arms raised across their chest holding lotus buds. In their right arms they hold a stylized menat, a ritual object to foster fruitfulness and good health in women. Both wear long close fitting garments.

Inscribed Egyptian Hieroglyphics with Name ‘Nes-Noub’

A beautiful Egyptian hieroglyphics inscription above the figures gives the name ‘Nes-Noub‘ (Noub is also known as Chnoubis among other variants).  The style of the carving allows a fairly precise dating to the reign of Amenhotep I (r. 1514 – 1493 BCE) at the very beginning of the 18th Dynasty. Features such as the well defined nostrils, giving the nose a pinched appearance are typical of this period.

From Time of Pharaoh Amenhotep I (Amenophis I) son of Ahmose I

Amenhotep I, also called Amenophis I, was the son of Ahmose I (r. 1539 – 1514 BCE), the founder of the 18th dynasty (1539–1292 BCE).  Ahmose I completed the expulsion of the Hyksos (i.e. Asiatic rulers of Egypt), invaded Palestine, and re-exerted Egypt’s hegemony over northern Nubia, to the south.  He effectively extended Egypt’s boundaries in Nubia (modern Sudan)

FEATURED ITEM:  Egyptian Bas-Relief Pink Limestone Fragment with Two Female Figure

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