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Egypt Picture - Bed or Chair Leg


Bed or Chair Leg

Bed or Chair Leg


Photographer:

Unknown

Title:

Bed or Chair Leg

Description:

Ornamental leg from either a bed or chair, carved in the form of a sphinx. The eyes were originally inlaid and the decorative details were filled with a white pigment. The iconography suggests that the piece is of Nubian workmanship. Wood (probably ebony), 7th to 4th centuries B.C.


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