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Statuary

Object Number:E9223
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: D 11
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 664 - 525 BCE
Early Date: -665
Late Date: -524
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Limestone
Iconography:Trial Piece
Height: 9.7 cm
Width: 6.7 cm
Thickness: 5 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
Other Number:AES 1912 - Other Number

Description

Bust. Traces of gold leaf. Possibly the upper portion of a shabti.

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. "Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 56. no. 1. pg. 42-51 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 51, fig23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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