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Statue

Sculptor's Model

Votive

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Object Number:
E13658
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ptolemaic
Provenience:
Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Period:
Late Period
Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made:
664 - 30 B.C.E.
Early Date:
-665
Late Date:
-29
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Limestone
Pigment
Iconography:
King
Description:
Sculptor's Model/Votive of a Ptolemaic King's head. The face is well preserved, but there is breakage on the bottom of his headdress and neck. The backside is flat and shows a grid. This model retains pigment hastily applied on the nemes headdress (red) and around the eyes (black). Shows artist's divisions
Other Number:
M344   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 859
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