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Fragment from the Palace of Apries

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Summary

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Description of object

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Choice of methods

Visual examination

  • Macroscopic

Technical imaging

  • UV
  • VIL

Bibliography

Bagh, T. (2011). ‘Finds from W.M.F. Petrie’s Excavations in Egypt in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek’ in Meddelelser fra Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. No. 13 Copenhagen: 37-43

M. Jørgensen, Catalogue Egypt IV Late Egyptian Sculpture 1080 BC-AD 400. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen 2009) cat. no. 27.2. p. 94-95

  • ÆIN 1052
  • Fragment
  • 26th dyn. 589-568 BC
  • Egypt: Late Period
  • Limestone
  • W. M. F. Petrie’s excavations at the north end of Memphis unearthed in 1909 remains of the royal palace of Apries. That same year the Glyptotek in Copenhagen received a number of painted limestone relief fragments belonging to the Palace.
  • H 13.5 cm, W 19 cm, D 6.7 cm

Selected photos

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  • Canon 40D (modified by removal of IR-blocking filter)
  • Spectralon® 99 % reflectance standard
  • LED light sources, Excled (470-630 nm)
  • Schott RG830
  • Adobe Photoshop C53 and Lightroom 2.7