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Head of limestone statue of man; male figure wearing shoulder length wig with long curls; heavy surface damage.

Details

  • ID
    HM_6-19808
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    E of mastaba G 1171 (?)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    9 x 12 cm (3 9/16 x 4 3/4 in)
  • Credit Line
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Egyptian Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Period
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    1903–1904
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Problems/Questions
    provenance: attribution of 6-19808 to "E of G 1171" based on some photo register entries, attributed to GW 24 in photo archives (mounted print card caption), no in situ photos or object registration records available to confirm either of these attributions, however wadi cemetery attribution seems the less likely

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1171

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Statues and Statuettes in the Museum of Anthropology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 5. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1930, p. 17, pl. 26a.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), p. 134.

Photos 11

Institutions 1