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Basalt Statue: E.2.1974

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Basalt Statue




Head of a king, wearing nemes headdress, Senwosret I (?). An archaizing 'portrait' of a ruler from Dynasties 25 or 26.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 8 cm
Length: 8.4 cm
Width: 7.3 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1974) by Bruce McAlpine, 15c Clifford Street, London


25th Dynasty
26th Dynasty
Circa -747 - Circa -525

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.2.1974
Primary reference Number: 63060
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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