Sculptor's Model



From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E13658
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ptolemaic
Provenience Egypt | Mit-Rahineh
Locus Strip 1
Period Late Period | Ptolemaic Period | Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made 664 - 30 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone | Pigment
Iconography King

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

Height 8.7 cm
Width 8.4 cm
Depth 5.8 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number M344 - Field No SF

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