BLACK AND RED GRANITES IN THE EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITY MUSEUM OF TURIN: A MINERO‐PETROGRAPHIC AND PROVENANCE STUDY

@article{Serra2009BLACKAR,
  title={BLACK AND RED GRANITES IN THE EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITY MUSEUM OF TURIN: A MINERO‐PETROGRAPHIC AND PROVENANCE STUDY},
  author={Margherita Serra and Alessandro Borghi and Elvira D'Amicone and Laura Fiora and Osama Mashaly and Luigi Vigna and G. Vaggelli},
  journal={Archaeometry},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={962-986}
}
A recent project to investigate the stone artefacts preserved in the Egyptian Antiquity Museum of Turin has been undertaken, with the aim of supplying their systematic classification and suggesting the provenance site of the original raw materials. This paper focuses on seven sculptures dating back to the New Kingdom (18th–19th Dynasties): the statue of Ramses II, three of the 21 sculptures of the goddess Sekhmet, the statue of the goddess Hathor, the Ram-headed Sphinx and the sarcophagus lid… Expand
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