About this object

Side profile from a face of a royal statue, showing right eye and eybrow and strap for a false beard. Wig of short curls originally painted black. On top of the head was a diadem. An uraeus with disc on head and the end of a band of rectangles is shown on the right side of the wig.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1427 BC - 1295 BC (later Dynasty 18) about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    40 mm x 115 mm x 140 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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