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Basalt Statue

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Basalt Statue






head of a king, wearing nemes headdress, Senwosret I (?). An archaizing 'portrait' of a ruler from Dynasties 25 or 26.

Field Collection



depth 8 cm
length 8.4 cm
width 7.3 cm


Twenty-fifth Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty


circa 747 B.C. — 525 B.C.


bought: Bruce McAlpine, 15c Clifford Street, London 1974 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. (1975) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The Annual Reports of the Syndicate and of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam for the Year ending 31 December 1974 , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1975) Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 7]
    [comments: pl. 1]
  2. Bourriau, J.D.
    Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1974 by museums in the United Kingdom [page: 146]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (1976)
    [comments: pl. 24]
  3. 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: 27-28]



Accession Number

E.2.1974 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63060; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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