Napoleon, Conquest of Egypt
Napoleon, Conquest of Egypt, bronze medal, 1798, by Jouannin, Brenet and Denon, bust of Napoleon almost facing wearing a lotus wreath, rev. Napoleon standing in a triumphal chariot drawn by two camels, richly decorated with Egyptian ornaments, on the side of the chariot are suspended two Egyptian quivers with arrows; one full, the other nearly empty; they approach Cleopatra's needle in the foreground, and Pompey's pillar in the background; above, Victory flies to right and crowns Napoleon with a laurel wreath while holding a palm branch;, L'EGYPTE COQUISE / MDCCXCVII, 41 mm, (Hennin 879). Good extremely fine. £Sold
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