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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Fragmentary relief with a man's profile
Date Made:1293-1185 BCE (Dynasties 19-20, Ramesside period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Limestone
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:Overall: 7 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 19 cm x 14.9 cm x 7.3 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1936.33.2.A.G
Credit Line:Possibly Bequest of Emma Dickinson (Class of 1867)
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Description:
Fragment in sunk relief showing the face of a king. Surviving features include a prominent pierced ear, part of an eye, part of a nemes-headcloth and two loops of a uraeus. The nemes and the uraeus cobra identify the image as that of a king.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; royalty; heads; men; male; sculpture

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