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Head of Berenice II

Head of Berenice II
© BA Antiquities Museum/E.Omar

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 0849

Inv.Inventory
 M/II/18
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 204

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Head of Berenice II

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues, fragments of statues, head
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, 3rd cent. BCE
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus (Excavations of the year 2000)
Material(s):
Rock, diorite
Height:
13.7 cm;
Width:
11.4 cm;
Depth:
9 cm
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase 12



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

References
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 118, 358.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 160-161, 407.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 104.
  • Franck Goddio and Aurélia Masson-Berghoff, eds., The BP Exhibition: Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds (London: Thames and Hudson, 2016): 144.
  • 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):  29-31, fig. 25.

 

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