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Head of a Nubian

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Limestone head of a Nubian.

Provenance

By about 1950, private collection, Germany; 1987, sold to Gunter Puhze, Puhze Gallery, Freiberg, Germany; about 2000, sold to Charles Ede Limited, London at the Cultura Art and Antiques Fair, Basel, Switzerland; February 15, 2002, sold to Rupert Wace, Ancient Art Limited, London.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Friends of Art of the Ancient World

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 300–200 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.8 x 5.7 x 3.3 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.257

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture