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Quartzite Statue: E.4.1905

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Current Location: Gallery 20

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Quartzite Statue

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Description

Head of queen Nefertari, the principal wife of Ramesses II. She wears two conbras instead of one to indicate her status amongst the other wives of the King. She also wears the sun disk and cow's horns of the goddess Hathor.

Measurements and weight

Length: 25 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905) by The Egyptian Research Fund

Dating

Nineteenth Dynasty
Reign of Ramesses II
Circa -1279 - Circa -1213

Materials used in production

Quartzite

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.4.1905
Primary reference Number: 50947
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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