Skip to main content

Head of an Egyptian sculpture: PD.1-1965.f.3

Object information

Awaiting location update


Head of an Egyptian sculpture
Horses and traces seen from above (from a coachman's position)


Draughtsman: Hartmann, Carl




History note: Sir Frederick Augustus Abel (1827-1902), a friend of Hartmann's during his London visit (according to the donor), Abel's niece, Mrs Pantin, C.F. Pantin

Measurements and weight

Height: 127 mm
Width: 180 mm

Relative size of this object

18 m12.7 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1965) by Pantin, C. F. A.


Production date: AD 1847

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: crayon pencil and brown ink verso: graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: RAMESES II or III / XVIII dynasty m ....... Thebes / British Museum
  • Location: Recto
  • Text: Auf dem G.... von / Dulwich / zum - - aus
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1965.f.3
Primary reference Number: 5859
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Head of an Egyptian sculpture" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-02-04 19:56:46

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Head of an Egyptian sculpture |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-04 19:56:46|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like


Accession Number: E.49.1926


Accession Number: GR.1.1899

Quartzite Statue

Accession Number: E.4.1905


Accession Number: E.P.273

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...