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Egypt Picture - Head of a Male Figure in Basalt


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Head of a Male Figure in Basalt

JE 151154 )CG 27493) Cairo Antiquity Museum


Material: Basalt
Size: Width 30 cm
Location: Tanis
Excavation: A. Mariette's Excavations of 1861
Period: Late Ptolemaic (Greek) Dynasty (80-50 BC)

This male head was once a part of a complete statue. It depicts an older man who was probably of high standing. The gaze is accentuated by the deep-set eye sockets.

Head of a Male Figure in Basalt

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