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Limestone sculptor's model

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Limestone sculptor's model


sculptor's model


sculptor's model


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



length 18 cm
width 17.5 cm




circa 332 B.C. — 30 B.C.


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


  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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