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Basalt statue of woman and child


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Title/s

Basalt statue of woman and child

Category

figure

Name

figurine

Description

statuette of a female figure and a boy; the woman has her right arm stretched out around the boy's shoulders; the boy has his left forefinger on his lips

Field Collection

Haraga Egypt

Dimensions

height 11.5 cm

Period

Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty

Date

2055 B.C. — 1650 B.C.

Provenance

given: the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1914 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Engelbach, R.
    Gunn, Battiscombe
    Harageh [page: ]
    [comments: pl. XXV, 162]
  2. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind L.B.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.4, Lower and Middle Egypt (Delta and Cairo to Asyût) [page: 107]
  3. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)

Material/s

diorite

Accession Number

E.3.1914 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 93640; Input Date: 2004-08-05 / Last Edit: 2008-09-02)

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