Fragment from Statue of Montuemhat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Possible Place Purchased: Egypt
ca. 1075-656 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 25 to Dynasty 26
Third Intermediate Period
5 1/2 × 7 × 4 in. (14 × 17.8 × 10.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Egyptian. Fragment from Statue of Montuemhat, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E. Granite, 5 1/2 × 7 × 4 in. (14 × 17.8 × 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.186. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.186_negB_print_bw.jpg)
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Fragment from the breast of a black granite statue of Mentuemhat. Leopard skin over left shoulder and Hathor-head pendant of necklace in relief on breast. Name and titles on band over left shoulder. Incomplete remains of three columns of inscription on back.
Condition: Poor: Only small portions of statue is represented in the fragment. Sides entirely missing. Numerous chips. Inscription on back very badly worn and in part illegible.
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