Trial Piece


From: Egypt | Meydum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 32-42-40
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Meydum
Locus Pyramid Quarry 370, floor
Period Old Kingdom | Fourth Dynasty
Date Made 2625 - 2500 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Iconography God? | King? | Snofru? | Ptah?

Bas-relief head & torso of king Sneferu (1), or the god, Ptah-tanen (2) wearing the double plumed headdress with ram's horns. According to Rowe inscribed in front of figure [see card for inscription] & behind [see card for inscription] (see Exp. Photo. 1249).

Height 8.9 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Meydum; Alan Rowe, 1932
Other Number 32-1-399 - Field No SF

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