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Object Number: E14370
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
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?
Height: 53cm
Width: 25cm
Depth: 40.64cm
Credit Line:Purchased from D. G. Kelekian, 1926

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

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

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