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Citizen of Oxyrhynchus

Description

Statue of limestone with traces of gesso and pigment, of a standing man wearing a chiton (cloth) and himation (cloak or wrap): Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus, Roman Period, c.200 - 300 AD

Museum reference

A.1971.674

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Statue

Production information

Unknown
ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

Roman Period

Style / Culture

Roman Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Limestone

Physical description

Limestone; coated with gesso bearing traces of colour

Collection place

Oxyrhynchus, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art And Design »
Traditions In Sculpture »
Portraying The Individual

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