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Stelophorous statue of Nentowaref

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Kneeling statue of Nentowaref, with his hands raised in a gesture of adoration. The stele resting on his knees is inscribed with a hymn to the sun god Re. Nentowaref wears a plain wig and long, belted skirt, which trails on the ground beneath his legs. His facial features resemble those in...

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By 1986: with Galerie Uraeus, Paris (said to have been in a British private collection); 1986: purchased by the MFA from Galerie Uraeus.

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Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund, William S. Smith Fund, Horace and Florence B. Mayer Fund and Frank B. Bemis Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, 1426–1400 B.C.

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Height x width x depth: 41 x 26 x 15.2 cm (16 1/8 x 10 1/4 x 6 in.)

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The Ancient World