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Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Late Period (Saite)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 525 BC (Dynasty 26) about
  • Materials
    Greenstone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1900s early
  • Measurements
    100 mm x 50 mm x 70 mm
  • Note
    Old notes say: "Green shist (?) male head, possible 1st century BC. Neck seems to be too long, there is some doubt on this piece - proportion is a bit strange. Note large ears."
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