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Limestone statue


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Title/s

Limestone statue

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

head of king, wearing the double crown. Representing Ramesses II wearing the crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. Many statues were produced during the reign of Ramesses II: some were earlier sculptures re-carved, or with the name of Ramesses simply replacing that of the previous king.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 26 cm

Period

Nineteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom

Date

circa 1279 B.C. — 1213 B.C.

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: 92]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.SU.160 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 65205; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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