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Statuette of a Kushite ruler, probably Taharqa

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Statuette of king wearing double uraeus. Right foot broken off; left foot bent. Traces of gold.

Provenance

From Thebes (Karnak) Great Temple of Amen, court of the cachette (The Illustrated London News, January 28, 1905, p. 131, fig. 4 A). 1970: Purchased by the MFA from Mr. C. Dikran Kelekian, 667 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021. (Accession Date: September 16, 1970)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Thebes (Karnak), Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.443

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture