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Basalt Statue


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Title/s

Basalt Statue

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

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

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

depth 8 cm
length 8.4 cm
width 7.3 cm

Period

Twenty-fifth Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty

Date

circa 747 B.C. — 525 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation

  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]

Material/s

basalt

Accession Number

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

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