In Pics: Christie’s Auction House holds auction for Egyptian, Roman antiquities on Dec. 16

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Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 01:15 GMT

One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

CAIRO – 16 December 2020:  Christie's International Auction House in London is preparing to present the "Antiques" auction, which includes a large number of Egyptian and Roman antiquities for sale.

 

The auction is set to take place on December 16.

 

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the Egyptian antiquities that will be held for sale during the auction.

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One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

 

1-    An Egyptian half-statue made of yellow limestone spanning  back to the Middle Kingdom, dating from 2046 - 1794 BC. The statue is estimated to cost between £25,000 and £35,000

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One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

 

2-    An Egyptian female model, from the Middle Kingdom, dating from 1976 - 1793 BC, its price is between £10,000 and £15,000.

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One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

 

3-    An Egyptian white slab with a bird, spanning back to the era of the New Kingdom, dating back between 1292 - 1069 BC. Its price is estimated at £7,000 to £9,000.

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One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

 

4-    An Egyptian symbolic statue of the princess of Amarna in the New Kingdom during the reign of Akhenaten, dating from 1347 - 1345 BC.  Its price ranges between £400,000 and £600,000.

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One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

 

5-    An Egyptian bronze cat statue, dating back between 332-30 BC. Its price is between £15,000 and £25,000.

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One of the Egyptian antiquities held for sale in Christie’s Auction House - ET

 

6-    A bronze statue of Osiris, in the late period of Psamtik I's reign, dating from 664-610 BC, and its price ranges between £80,000 to £120,000.

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