1941 Print Egypt 2nd Century Basalt Nemes Uraeus Ptolemy Greek Queen Statue XHE3

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This is an original 1941 black and white halftone print that depicts two fragmented statues from Ptolemaic Egypt which depicts the inorganic meshing of the two very different cultures through art. Although the male figure (thought to represent one of the Ptolemys) is wearing a nemes with a uraeus on the front, his features and hair appear to be Hellenistic, much as the Greek queen on the right has been depicted here as the Egyptian deity Isis.

CONDITION

This 71+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.25 x 5.5 inches; 18 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is offering a collection of prints that will be sure to interest the classical history buff. Each of the Hellenistic art pieces depicted in this collection come with extensive provenance that will be provided in addition to our certificates of authenticity. Explore the world of coin iconography, or perhaps look into how Greek art was influenced during the Ptolemaic reign in Egypt. Every piece is in splendid collection, and the vast majority would look spectacular framed in your home or office!

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