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Seated statue of Ramesses II

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Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, temple of Wadjet, approach to pylon. 1885, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: October 20, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II, 1279–1213 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 205 x 54 x 104 cm (80 11/16 x 21 1/4 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.111

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture