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Statue

Object Number:
E14303
Current Location:
Provenience:
Egypt
Period:
Late Period
Thirtieth Dynasty
Date Made:
381-343 BC
Early Date:
-381
Late Date:
-343
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Quartz
Indurated Limestone (uncertain)
Iconography:
Man
King
Description:
Quartzite (or indurated limestone) head of King Nectanebo II wearing the Blue Crown (khepesh). The crown is adorned with a uraeus formed into a symmetrical double loop, the tail rising up over the crown. The king's eyes are narrow and almond-shaped. The thin brow is straight and lightly outlined. The mouth is in a sickle-shaped "archaic" smile.
Credit Line:
Purchased from M. Nahman

Bibliography:

[Book] 1960. Egyptian Sculpture of the Late Period 700 B.C to A.D 100. : Page/Fig./Plate: 61-62
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[Book] Mysliwiec, Karol. Royal Portraiture of The Dynasties XXI-XXX.
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