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Seated statue of Thutmose III

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This lower half of a seated statue of Thutmose III is preserved from the waist down. the king wears a heb-sed cloak with triple incised line on the edge of the garment. It is inscribed on the front edges of the seat beside the legs.: "The good god Menkheperre/The son of Re Thutmose, beloved of...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, temple B 501, found sitting on top of boat shrine (MFA 23.728). 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government. (Accession date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 72.5 cm (28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.737

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture