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Title:

Basalt statue

Category:

figure

Name:

statue

Date:

circa 380 B.C. circa 30 B.C.
import: 663 BC = 525 BC

Period(s):

Late Period (subsequently thought Ptolemaic); Thirtieth Dynasty or Ptolemaic period

Description:

upper part of male statue, inscribed, depicting an official wearing a bag-wig. The facial features date the statue.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Sais

Technique:

carving

Material:

basalt

Dimension(s):

length, 37, cm
width, shoulders, 25.5, cm
depth, 17, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1865; Clarke, Dr E.D.

Inscription:

inscription; back pillar; incised; nTr niwty n smr waty xrp aH xrp Hwwt nt Hry-sStA

Documentation:

Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.p. 122 [395]

Wilson, Penny. 2007. A cult of Amasis and 'The Procession of Two Gods' at Sais.M√ľnster (Westf.): Ugarit Verlag
Source Title: Egyptian Stories: A British Egyptological tribute to Alan B. Lloyd on the Occasion of His Retirement() : 437-450
p. 441-444

Accession:

Object Number: E.3.1865
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49051; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49051





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