- no. 90: Seated figure of Neith. Late Period. LACMA inv. no. 50.14.1.
- no. 91: Wadjet. 26th Dynasty. LACMA inv. no. 50.37.14. Formerly in the Lionel Edwards collection.
- no. 92: Head, possibly of Nectanebo I. LACMA inv. no. 49.23.7. Purchased from the Brummer Gallery, New York (1929).
Saturday, 10 January 2009
William Randolph Hearst and Egyptian Antiquities
The current exhibition, "Hearst the Collector", at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) includes three Egyptian pieces. (See also the excellent exhibition catalogue prepared by Mary Levkoff [WorldCat].)
David Gill is Professor of Archaeological Heritage and Director of Heritage Futures at the University of Suffolk. He was a Rome Scholar at the British School at Rome and a Sir James Knott Fellow at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He was subsequently part of the Department of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, and Reader in Mediterranean Archaeology, Swansea University. He holds the Archaeological Institute of America's Outstanding Public Service Award (2012).