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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AE33417. Painted wooden panel; 35 cm x 25 cm (14 Ĺ" x 10"), Choice, yellow, red, blue, green and black on white gesso, painted decoration of an Aegis, with nine rows of colorful uzats, disks, and triangles; $500.00 (Ä440.00)
Egyptian workmen wore a short whitish linen loincloth resembling a kilt, wrapped around the body and held with a belt. The length of the cloth varied, it was short during the Old Kingdom, but longer, reaching the calf, during the Middle Kingdom and afterward. AEW34767. Wood seated boatman figure; height 14.3 cm (5 5/8"); original gesso and polychrome pigment; arms missing, chips in gesso and pigment, Choice, with stand as shown; SOLD
Standing figures bent at the waist, such as this one, are most often found standing at the bow of a funerary model boat, sounding the water's depth with a sounding pole or weighted sounding line. AEW34765. Wood sounding boatman figure; height 18.8 cm (7 3/8"); original gesso and polychrome pigment, average condition, back bent slightly at the waist, boatman of this type sometimes hold fishing nets over the side; arms missing, chips to side of legs, crack at shoulder, chips in gesso and pigment; with stand as shown; SOLD