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Statue of Ahmose, called Patjenna

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Upper part of a male figure, originally part of a seated pair statue of an official and his wife. Preserved fragments of the chair identify the figure as "...mose, who is called Patjenna." In all likelihood, the person referred to is Ahmose Patjenna, a scribe in the great Amun temple at Karnak...

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Provenance

By 1972: with Nicolaos Koutelakis, Geneva; purchased by the MFA from Mr. Koutelakis May 10, 1972.

Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund

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

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 28 x 19 cm, 24 kg (14 15/16 x 11 x 7 1/2 in., 53 lb.)

Accession Number

1972.359

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture