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Archeological Object

Small statue of a kneeling pharaoh


Small statue of a kneeling pharaoh

The statue, portraying the king in a position of an offerer, was probably part of a group and in front of him on a common base  was placed the divinity to whom the offer was given The carelessness of the bronze casting and the lack of attention to detail supposes the coverage of the statue in gold.
 

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 227
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Unknown
Object
  Definizione: Statuette
  Class and ware: Bronzes
  Title or subject:

Small statue of a kneeling pharaoh

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: XXI Dynasty
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Bronze
  Height: 16
  Varie: Conservation status: fragmentary; the arms are missing and probably the gold covering.
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1983, Donatelli L., “La raccolta egizia di Giuseppe Acerbi”, Mantova, p. 37