30 Nov '15, 11pm

7 ايام فقط متبقة على مزاد سيقام في سوذبيز يوم 8 ديسمبر على أثار مصرية مسروقة https://t.co/oGiZ4SdwLc #اثار #تراث #مصر

On December 8, 2015, Sotheby's will present a sale almost exclusively dedicated to ancient Egyptian sculpture and works of art, the first auction of its kind in recent memory. Highlights include a fine small-scale basalt bust of King Tuthmosis III, an imposing over-lifesize fragmentary red granite head of King Amenhotep III from the last ten years of his reign, and a monumental granite enthroned figure of the goddess Sekhmet, once the property of John Lennon, and a world record for Egyptian art when first sold at Sotheby's, New York in 1986, when it was acquired by A. Alfred Taubman. All three sculptures date to the 18th Dynasty. The sale also includes an elegant steatite statuette of the Lady Iset , priestess of the god Sobek, dating to the early 19th Dynasty. She is shown seated alone, without her husband at her side, a rare representation for its time. Her tighly fitted...

Full article: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2015/antiquities-n094...

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