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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
Locus: Strip 1
Period: Late Period
Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 664 - 30 BC
Early Date: -665
Late Date: -29
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Pigment
Iconography:King
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M344 - Field No SF

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

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Moss, Rosalind L., and Porter, Bertha. 1981. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings III: Memphis, Part 2. Saqqara to Dahshur.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Vol. III. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 859View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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