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Limestone trial piece


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Title/s

Limestone trial piece

Category

architectural element

Name

relief

Description

sculptors trial piece, human face, frontal. Thought to be a poorly executed and unfinished head of the god Bes.

Production Notes

or later

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

depth 1 cm
length 8.9 cm
width 7.3 cm

Period

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom

Date

circa 1550 B.C. — 1295 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation

  1. Brunner-Traut, E.
    Egyptian artists' sketches; figured Oskraka from the Gayer-Anderson Collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
    [comments: no.7 p.33 pl.VI]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.GA.4509.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58960; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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