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Statue

Object Number:
E14370
Current Location:
Amarna
Provenience:
Egypt
Karnak (uncertain)
Period:
New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Tuthmosis III
Date Made:
1479-1425 BC
Early Date:
-1479
Late Date:
-1425
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Granite
Quartz Monzonite
Iconography:
King
Tuthmosis III?
Description:
Red granite head of a king, probably Thutmose III, wearing the white crown. Broken from a monumental statue. The large eyes, arched eyebrows and thin slightly upcurved lips are typical features of Thutmosis III portraiture.
Height:
53cm
Width:
25cm
Depth:
40.64cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 13,143, fig.9
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 98-99
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[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 104
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[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 292
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