A beautiful marble torso fragment representing a queen.
Egypt. Ptolemaic period. Circa 150-100 B.C.
Provenance: art & antique trade (The Netherlands) ; from a private collection in Zuid-Beijerland formed between 1969 and 1992.
Dimensions: height (with stand) 12,7cm ; height (torso) 6,7cm ; width (shoulders) 5,3cm
This statue can be somehow compared with that of Queen Arsinoe II in the Metropolitan Museum (Accession Number:20.2.21) , when comparing the position of two hair brades, the way in which the breast are shown and the similar symmetrical folds of her dress.
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