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Limestone statue: E.SU.160

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Current Location: Gallery 20

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Limestone statue

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Description

Head of king, wearing the double crown. Representing Ramesses II wearing the crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. Many statues were produced during the reign of Ramesses II: some were earlier sculptures re-carved, or with the name of Ramesses simply replacing that of the previous king.

Measurements and weight

Length: 26 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown

Dating

Nineteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Circa -1279 BC - Circa -1213 BC

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SU.160
Primary reference Number: 65205
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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