A Facsimile of an Owl Face Relief
Plaque Hieroglyph now in the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
20th Century Ceramic Cast After An
Egyptian Late Ptolemaic Period Original
Circa 400–30 B.C./20th Century
H. 10 cm; W. 11 cm (plaque)
H. 18.5 cm x W. 18.5 cm (hessian backing)
A high quality 20th Century ceramic facsimile of an Egyptian Late Ptolemaic Period Original plaque dating to Circa 400–30 B.C..
Long known by Classical Scholars and Egyptologists as "Sculptor's Models" these types of relief plaques depicting kings, deities, and birds are now thought to have been made as votive offerings.
Mounted an a hessian back for wall hanging.
For the original see Metropolitan Museum of Art [07.228.11]
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