Temple Block Statue of a Prince
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
This statue belonged to a son of King Osorkon II and Queen Karama who is shown in relief on the statue's left side. However, the statue was probably an earlier work usurped by the prince to serve his own religious purposes. Its face and wig are New Kingdom in style, an inscription on the base has been chiseled away, and the figure of Osiris was recut from a larger image.
ca. 874-850 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
13 15/16 x 7 5/16 x 8 3/4 in. (35.4 x 18.5 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Temple Block Statue of a Prince, ca. 874-850 B.C.E. Limestone, 13 15/16 x 7 5/16 x 8 3/4 in. (35.4 x 18.5 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.595E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.595E_wwg8.jpg)
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