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Fragment of left ear from limestone reserve head (?) Äußeres Fragment der Mitte eines linken Ohres, mit einem Teil der Ohrmuschel erhalten. Die Bruchflächen sehr verschliffen.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_9614b
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Giza (Western Cemetery, exact provenance unknown, found by Hermann Junker)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    3.6 x 2.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_9614,2
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, W-Friedhof, Grabung Junker] Erwerb: [vor 1930 durch Fundteilung] NegNr-1: II 32865, Vorderseite, II 32866, Hintersiete, KHM Sitzenfrey 1992;
  • Remarks
    Probably excavated in 1926.

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Jaroš-Deckert, Brigitte. Statuen des Alten Reiches. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Lieferung 15. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1993, pp. 180-181.

    H. JUNKER, Giza I (1929) 45, 57, 202.

    G. A. REISNER, A History of the Giza Necropolis I (1942) 458.

    W. S. SMITH, A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom 2 (1949) 26(19).

    R. TEFNIN, Artet Magie au temps des Pyramides. L'enigme des tetes dites "de remplacement" (MonAeg 5, 1991) 37, 50, 119, Nr. 25.

People 1

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1