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Head of a pharaoh of the Saite Period

Head of a pharaoh of the Saite Period
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Mounir

Head of a pharaoh of the Saite Period

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues, fragments of statues, head
Date:
Ancient Egyptian period, Saitic Dynasty (664-525 BCE)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus
Material(s):
Rock, diorite
Height:
35 cm;
Width:
30 cm;
Depth:
29 cm
Museum storeroom



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
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