About this object

Basalt head from a statue of a pharaoh wearing a nemes headress. Broken at the neck and headress is not fully preserved. Name of the pharaoh is so far unknown but the sculpture is probably from the Third Intermediate Period (or possibly the New Kingdom).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 664 BC about
  • Materials
    Basalt
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from J. Möger, 1965
  • Collector
    Johan Möger
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1965 before
  • Measurements
    140 mm x 130 mm x 117 mm x 3 kg
  • Related people
    Johan Möger (Collector)

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Publications

  • Egyptian Treasures in Europe volume 4: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, Liverpool

    Andrea Davies and Dirk van der Plas (ed.)

    Author: Andrea Davies and Dirk van der Plas (ed.)
    Publisher: Utrecht University
    Date: 2001
    Description: CD ROM with 1500 objects from World Museum's Egyptian collection, including some destroyed in World War Two. This is now available online: http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/default.aspx

  • Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum

    Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela

    Author: Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela
    Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
    Date: 1995
    Description: A 130 page illustrated book that focuses on the Egyptian antiquities in World Museum's collections to provide a colourful introduction to the land and its culture in the Pharaonic period. An appendix explains the history of the collection and includes information about the Lady Lever Art Gallery Egyptian collection, which is also part of National Museums Liverpool.

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