Circular Zodiac in White Marble.
On sale and may be viewed at Mr Gale's 8 Bruton St Bond St.
Engraving, 470 x 390mm. 18½ x 15½". Horizontal and vertical folds. Very scarce.
An illustration of the circular zodiac, a highly significant record of Egyptian astronomical beliefs. It was first discovered in Egypt by Napoleon, and bought by Louis XVIII for 10,000 pounds in 1814. This print is accompanied by a detailed text recounting the history of the artefact.
[Ref: 9396] £420.00