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Quartzite Statue


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Title/s

Quartzite Statue

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

head of queen Nefertari, the principal wife of Ramesses II. She wears two conbras instead of one to indicate her status amongst the other wives of the King. She also wears the sun disk and cow's horns of the goddess Hathor.

Field Collection

Temple of Hathor Serabit el Kadim Egypt (Sinai)

Dimensions

length 25 cm

Period

Nineteenth Dynasty
Reign of Ramesses II

Date

circa 1279 B.C. — 1213 B.C.

Provenance

given: The Egyptian Research Fund 1905 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. (1995)
    [comments: no.32, p.72]
  2. Petrie, W.M.F.
    Researches in Sinai
    [comments: fig.140, p.125]

Material/s

quartzite

Accession Number

E.4.1905 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50947; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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