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Statue of Amenhotep III

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Provenance

From (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Temple B 700. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: January 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1386–1349 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Gebel Barkal, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 108cm (42 1/2in.) Case (painted wooden base): 61 x 53.3 x 62.5 cm (24 x 21 x 24 5/8 in.) Case (Plex-bonnet ): 137.8 x 49.2 x 72.4 cm (54 1/4 x 19 3/8 x 28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.734

Medium or Technique

Peridotite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture