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Head of a queen or goddess

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Red granite statue of a queen or goddess. It is apparently unfinished. It is broken at the neck and across the crown. There is incised inscript on the back, of which only lilies remain. There are traces of red at the eyes and left ear. The statue was the left figure of a statue group. The...

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Provenance

From el-Amarna, 1934-5 (found last day of work). Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through Mrs. Gaston Smith & Group

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.93

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture