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Title/s

Figurine

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

Nubian king, possibly Taharqa, kneeling. The Kushite royal men often wore two cobras rather than a single on their brows. It is thought that this represented the knigdoms of Kush and Egypt.

Production Notes

parcel gilt bronze

Dimensions

height 6.6 cm
width 2.8 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

circa 690 B.C. — 664 B.C.

Documentation

  1. (1974) Sotheby's Sale Catalogue, 29 April 1974 (1974) [page: ]
    [comments: lot 233, pl.28]
  2. (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]
  3. Bourriau, J.D.
    Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1974 by museums in the United Kingdom [page: 147]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (1976)
    [comments: pl. 25]
  4. 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: 143]

Material/s

copper alloy

Accession Number

E.3.1974 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63061; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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