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Kneeling statuette of King Peftjauawybast

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This fine bronze statuette portrays a kneeling king wearing a shendyt kilt, a pair of bracelets, a choker, and a close-fitting cap crown with a wide diadem and uraeus. His open hands rest on his knees, where they may originally have held a cult object. A cartouche on the king's belt identifies...

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Provenance

By 1954: Cairo private collection (published by J.M.A. Janssen in Varia Historica Aangeboden aan Professor Doctor A. W. Byvanck [Aasen, 1954], pp. 22 ff.); by 1977: with Mr. Bruce McAlpine, London; 1977, purchased by the MFA from Bruce McAlpine. (Accession date: February 9, 1977.)

Credit Line

Mary S. and Edward Jackson Holmes Fund

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 23, 740–725 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 19.68 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.16

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture