<em>Ptolemaic Prince</em>, 51–30 B.C.E. Quartzite, 12 1/2 x 5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in. (31.8 x 13.5 x 8.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.117. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.117_front_PS2.jpg)

Ptolemaic Prince

Medium: Quartzite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:51–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in. (31.8 x 13.5 x 8.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 54.117

Image: 54.117_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statue of a late Egyptian kinglet, standing, arms by sides with hands clenched holding cylinders; traditional kilt with plain belt. Hair represented in naturalistic Roman style and encircled by narrow diadem, with uraeus; eyes originally inlaid. Uninscribed rear pillar. May represent one of the sons of Cleopatra. Condition: Sculpture broken across thighs with lower section lost. Minor chips. Eyes lost. Nose Broken.

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