Plaster Cast Statue of a Seated Pharaoh: Khafre


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Plaster Cast Statue of a Seated Pharaoh: Khafre   (1948.01.0069)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, 2613 – 2500 BCE
Culture Egyptian
Location On Exhibitin the Egypt exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 168.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 94.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 51.5 cm
Weight waived g
Measuring Remarks The height of the statue includes the base, which measures 25.5 cm in height. Too big to weigh.
Materials Plaster, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Painting
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray to Black (N 2/) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980. Photo: Spurlock Museum, Fall 2006, p. 15.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Lorado Taft Collection
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information Plaster cast from original in Egyptian Museum at Cairo.

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