About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC (Dynasty 26 BC - 30) about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Cheltenham College
  • Collector
    Cheltenham College
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    85 mm x 75 mm x 80 mm
  • Note
    Donated to Cheltenham College For Boys by the Cheltenham Philosophical Institution. Notes say that the use of quartzite is unsual for the Late Period and offer a Ptolemaic date. However, this is not the case and it is a stone used for sculpture from the Old Kingdom onwards (see Ancient Materials and Technology, pp. 53-4)
  • Related people
    Cheltenham College ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Cheltenham College

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1975-05-13
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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