Egyptian alabaster furniture inlayE48
A carved alabaster furniture inlay depicting a pair of unidentified objects shown bound together by ropes represented as four horizontal lines below the down-turned heads.
Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Period, c. 730-30 BC
2.9 x 1.2 cms
Intact as shown
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.