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Limestone sculptor's model


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Title/s

Limestone sculptor's model

Category

architectural element

Name

relief

Description

Bull hindquarters on one side, human head on other side, fragment. Representing a goddess or deified queen with bull on reverse.

Production Notes

This piece can be dated to the first century BC on stylistic grounds and perhaps associated with Cleopatra VII on account of the bull: the ruler made dedications to the Buchis bull at Armant.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 12.3 cm
width 9 cm

Period

Reign of Cleopatra VII

Date

circa 51 B.C. — 30 B.C.

Provenance

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

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.GA.89.1949 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 60805; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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