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Description

Head of a statuette of a man with a shaven skull and prominent ears, of black stone, probably fired steatite: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Abydos, possibly 13th Dynasty

Museum reference

A.1903.331.7

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Statuette / man

Production information

ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

c. 1786 - 1633 BC

Style / Culture

13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Stone

Physical description

Black stone, possibly porphyry

Collection place

Abydos, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Excavator: Egypt Exploration Fund

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

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