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Bust, ancestral

Description

Ancestral bust in white limestone in the form of a conoidal base surmounted by the head of a man wearing a tripartite wig: Ancient Egyptian, possibly from Deir el-Medina, Thebes, Upper Egypt, 18th - 19th Dynasty, c.1550 -1069 BC

Museum reference

A.1952.191

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Bust, ancestral

Production information

ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

18th - 19th Dynasty

Materials

Limestone

Collection place(s)

Deir el-Medina, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • The Tomb

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

On display

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Credit

Given anonymously

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