University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-75-441
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Palace of Merenptah, RM100E
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292-1190 BC
Early Date: -1292
Late Date: -1190
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Calcite
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Male Head
Youth
Height: 12.7cm
Width: 15.2cm
Depth: 12.7cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other NumberM2664 - Field No SF

Description

Calcite head of a youth which may have served as the lid of a canopic jar. The figure has a sidelock of youth and almond shaped eyes which were originally inlaid, but are now lost.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 246-47View Objects cited in this Publication

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