Sunk Relief of a God or Deified King
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
The identification of this figure is based on his long, curved beard and the remains of a solar disk resting immediately above his head in the manner of a crown. Two stylistic details that occur sporadically in various periods are the hollow drilling of the hair curls and the sculptural demarcation of the eye's iris
ca. 874-773 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
17 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 1 15/16 in. (43.5 x 43 x 5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Sunk Relief of a God or Deified King, ca. 874-773 B.C.E. Limestone, 17 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 1 15/16 in. (43.5 x 43 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 75.167. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.75.167_wwg8.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.75.167_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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