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Statue / head / pharaoh


Statue head in red quartzite of a pharaoh wearing a nemes headdress and uraeus with eight coils, possibly King Nebhepetre Montuhotep II: Ancient Egyptian, 11th - 12th Dynasty, c.2055 -2004 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Statue / head / pharaoh

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


11th - 12th Dynasty

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian



Collection place(s)

Egypt, Northern Africa


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

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

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


Aldred, Cyril. 'Some Royal Portraits of the Middle Kingdom in Ancient Egypt', MMJ 3 (1970), 33 n. 31, fig. 6

Müller, Maya.'Die Königsplastik des Mittleren Reiches und ihre Schöpfer: Reden über Statuen - Wenn Statuen reden' in Gunter Burkard, Friedrich Junge, Alexandra Verbovsek (eds.), Imago Aegypti vol. 1 (2005), p. 51

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