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Statuary

Object Number:E9219
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: D 11
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 664 - 525 BC
Early Date: -665
Late Date: -524
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Plaster
Pigment
Iconography:Sculptor's Model
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
Other Number:AES 1908 - Other Number

Description

Head of a statue or sculptor's model. The use of inlaid eyes may indicate its use as a statue. The figure wears a bag wig. and the back of the head and the left side of the head are broken away. The eyese were orignally inlaid. Traces of blue remain in the sockets. The nose is chipped.

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. "Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 56. no. 1. pg. 42-51 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 51, fig23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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