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FACES OF ANCIENT EGYPT

Ancient Egyptian Art from the Oriental Institute Museum


Head of Statue

Some statues are so heavily idealized that even the gender cannot be determined without the aid of inscriptions or other clues which have been lost from this fragment.

Granite, Late New Kingdom, ca. 1182-945 B.C., OIM 14283




Revised: January 31, 1997
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