26 JAN - 3 FEB | 2019 TOUR & TAXIS | BRUSSELS

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Galerie Cybele

Shaved head of a man

Shaved head of a man
Grey marble
Egypt, Late period, fifth century BC
H 15 cm
Juvenile face with idealized features, high cheekbones, finely drawn eyes and delicately indicated upper eyelids; large, slightly marked eyebrows, a broken nose, fine straight mouth, realistic ears and small chin.
Behind remains of back pillar
Literature: O. Perdu, exhibition catalogue 'Le crépuscule des pharaons', Jacquemart-André museum, Paris, 2012, pp. 86-89
Exhibtion: 'Le crépuscule des pharaons', Jacquemart-André museum, Paris, 2012

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