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Limestone Statue of a Young Man, in Edinburgh, Lothianshire, Scotland more

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Limestone Statue of a Young Man

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We had a dinner at the Royal Museum in Edinburgh and they gave us permission to take photographs, as long as no flash was allowed.

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This item is an Ancient Egyptian statue; the caption reads as follows:

Limestone Statue of a Young Man

Egyptian, from Behnessa (Oxyrhyneus).
Roman, 2nd – 3rd Centuries AD

The statue is carved in a local style although the hair and eyes are typically Egyptian (similar to the mummy portraits in the Egyptian Gallery on the first floor). The stone has extensive traces of gesso (plaster coating) and pigment.

This unfortunate young man lacks feet.


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Casio Computer Co., Ltd EX-Z4
Lens: Fixed
Focal Length: 12.2mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/3.9
Exposure Time: 0.05 seconds
Exposure Program: Program AE
Flash: Off, Did not fire
Date: 2006:05:22 14:05:47


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