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Statuette of Amon (?)

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Red limestone striding statuette of Amon. He is bending a bow. He is crowned with a ureaus and feathers. It is broken and mended. He is standing on a base.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £2. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom–Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 20–21, 1186–945 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1555

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture