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MM 14680 :: Statuette, Head, Pharaoh, Sculpture

Object description
Head of a pharao.
Inventory number
MM 14680
Object
Statuette; Head; Pharaoh; Sculpture
Object, Swedish
Skulptur; Huvud; Farao; Statyett
Country - Findspot
Egypt : Africa
Country, Swedish - Findspot
Egypten
Place - Findspot
Thebes
Material
Limestone; Stone
Material, Swedish
Sten; Kalksten
Acquisition
From the N. Rettig Collection
Description
Head of a pharao.
Period
New Kingdom (c.1569-1081 BC)
Period, Swedish
Nya riket (ca.1569-1081 f Kr)
Name - Acquired from
Rettig, Nils (1892-10-18 - 1933-03-11), First Secretary
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Description

Nils Rettig, born 1892, dead 11 March 1933.

Nils Robert Rettig was an official of the Swedish Foreign Office from 1920 to his death on 11 March 1933 in Egypt. He served in a number of countries with distinction, ending as First Secretary in the Swedish Legation in Cairo. He was interested in and bought antiquities from dealers in that city. A few of these were given by N. Rettig to the Egyptian Museum and the rest were acquired after his death from his brother Herbert Rettig.

Nils Rettig was the son of Hjalmar and Julia Rettig.

Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Source, Kulturnav - same as
kulturnav.org
Name - Photographer
Medelhavsmuseet 2009
Description
Medelhavsmuseet 2009 represents pictures taken in 2009 by Ove Kaneberg, Karl Zetterström or Tony Sandin. In 2008 a new strategy of photographing objects started and this continued in 2009.
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Exhibition - Current
Study Gallery
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Description
Upstairs, in interaction with the Baghdad Cafe, opened in February 2009, the upper gallery. A rich variety of objects retrieved from the museum's storerooms, many of them shown for the first time. A series of booths filled to the brim with beautiful vases functions as a traditional study collection of ancient ceramics. Other booths highlights the thematic elements of the ancient world: the subject of everyday and festive, and images of gods, humans and animals. (www.medelhavsmuseet.se, 2009-07-13, google translate).
Time - Start
2009-02
Exhibition, Part of - Current
Study Gallery - Showcase 14:02.
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NegNo
MM 14680(1).jpg
PhotoNegNo
MM 14680(2).jpg
Height / Höjd
2 cm
Diameter
3 cm
Dimensions
H. 2,3 cm.
Date - Registration
2009-01-14