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Head of a Ptolemaic queen

Head of a Ptolemaic queen
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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number T0030

Inv.Inventory
 (Greco-Roman Museum) 21992

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Greco-Roman Antiquities

Head of a Ptolemaic queen

Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Second half of the 3rd Century BCE      
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria (Azarita)
Material(s):
Rock, limestone
Height:
80 cm
Hall:
Greco-Roman Antiquities



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References
  • Achille Adriani, Testimonianze e momenti di scultura alessandrina, Documenti e ricerche d'arte alessandrina 2 (Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 1948): 19, pl. 14.2.
  • Evaristo Breccia, “Sculture inedite del Museo Greco-Romano”, Bulletin de la Société d’Archéologie d’Alexandrie 26 (1931): 258-270, pl. XXIX, fig. 1, 3.
  • Edelgard Brunelle, Die Bildnisse der Ptolemäerinnen (PhD diss., University of Frankfurt, 1976): 92ff.
  • Helmut Kyrieleis, Bildnisse der Ptolemäer, Archaologische Forschungen 2 (Berlin: Mann, 1975): 119, 184ff, no. M10, pls. 103, 104.
  • William La Riche, Alexandria: Septième merveille du monde, photographs by Stéphane Compoint (Paris: France Loisir, 1996): 61.
  • Kyriakos Savvopoulos, Robert Steven and Yasmine Hussein, The Omar Toussoun Collection in the Graeco-Roman Museum, Graeco-Roman Museum Series 2 (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, 2013): 126-129.
  • Dietrich Wildung and Günter Grimm, eds., Götter und Pharaonen: Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, 29. Mai-16. September 1979 (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1979): no. 117.
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