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Head of a pharaoh from the 25th Dynasty

Head of a pharaoh from the 25th Dynasty
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

Head of a king from the 25th Dynasty

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues, fragments of statues, head
Date:
Ancient Egyptian period, Third Intermediate Period, 25th dynasty (747-656 BCE)      
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus
Material(s):
Rock, quartzite
Height:
38 cm;
Width:
31.5 cm;
Depth:
34.5 cm
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The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Jürgen Bischoff, 2000 ans sous les mers: Les découvertes de Franck Goddio en Egypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Gottingen: Steidl, 2016): 122.
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 115-116, 356.
  • Franck Goddio and Hélène Constanty, Trésors engloutis: Journal de bord d'un archéologue (Paris: Ed. du Chêne, 2003): 164-165.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 32-33, 132-133, 406.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 96.
  • Franck Goddio and Aurélia Masson-Berghoff, eds., The BP Exhibition: Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds (London: Thames and Hudson, 2016): 76.
  • Zahi Hawass, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The Archaeology Museum (Cairo: The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002):: 108, 113, 338.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 286, 338.
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