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Limestone head of a woman


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Title/s

Limestone head of a woman

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

head of a woman, body missing. The woman wears a cap.

Field Collection

Egypt

Technique Description

painted

Dimensions

length 6.5 cm

Period

Fourth Dynasty
Old Kingdom

Date

2613 B.C. — 2494 B.C.

Provenance

given: Ricketts and Shannon Collection 1937 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Darracott, J. (ed.)
    (1979) All for Art; the Ricketts and Shannon collection , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Cambridge University Press (1979) Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 23]
    [comments: ]
  2. (1922) Burlington Fine Arts Club. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Art , London? (1922) London? [page: ]
    [comments: p.96 (15)]
  3. Malek, Jaromír
    Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    (1999) Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, statues, reliefs and paintings. Vol. 8, Objects of provenance not known. Part 1, Royal statues. Private statues (Predynastic to Dynasty XVII) , Oxford : Griffith Institute (1999) Oxford: Griffith Institute [page: 304]

Material/s

pink limestone

Accession Number

E.27.1937 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 53567; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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