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A Sculptor's Model


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Title/s

A Sculptor's Model

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

head of a woman, squared off

Production Notes

Rulers of Dynasty 30 and the Ptolemaic period used this 'portrait type'. The continuation was probably a deliberate attempt to associate the new Greek rulers with the last Egyptian dynasty.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 14 cm

Period

Ptolemaic

Date

circa 332 B.C. — 30 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Greg, Sir R. 1954 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. 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: 225]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.78.1954 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 62129; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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