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      Whose portrait is this? The headgear and moustache identify the figure as an Egyptian pharaoh; the tall crown with the rounded top, known as the White Crown, signified rule over southern Egypt. Broken at the neck, the head originally belonged to a full, probably standing, statue. ca. 2675-2130 B.C.E. Old Kingdom Dynasty 5 or 6 Stone and copper H: 73.0 cm Egypt

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