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Quartzite Statue: E.4.1905

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Quartzite Statue




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


19th Dynasty
Reign of Ramesses II
Circa -1279 - Circa -1213

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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: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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