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Limestone sculptor's model


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Title/s

Limestone sculptor's model

Category

sculptor's model

Name

sculptor's model

Description

Head and shoulders of royal female or goddess on one side (identified by vulture head-dress). The other side has an image of a young boy. It is possible that the female figure is a deified Ptolemaic queen, Cleopatra III or VII; the boy would be the son with whom each queen ruled. Sculptor's trial piece.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 18 cm
width 17.5 cm

Period

Ptolemaic

Date

circa 332 B.C. — 30 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, Major R.G. 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. (1995)
    [comments: no.60, p.128]

Accession Number

E.GA.4338.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58797; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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