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Seated statuette of Senwosret III

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Three fragments of a seated statuette of Senwosret III in red limestone with traces of blue paint. Now restored. (a) head and upper torso, broken at the neck, (b) part of base with feet, (c) left knee with hand on lap. Lower part restored in plaster. The king wears a neme headdress with uraues...

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Provenance

From Sinai. 1905: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dyn. 12, reign of Senwosret III, 1878–1841 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Height as restored: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

05.195a-c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture