Egyptian. <em>Block Statue of Harsiese, a Priest of Amun and Min</em>, ca. 712-653 B.C.E. Basalt, Height: 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles Pratt, 51.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.51.15_wwg8.jpg)

Block Statue of Harsiese, a Priest of Amun and Min

Artist:Egyptian

Medium: Basalt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 712-653 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 51.15

Image: CUR.51.15_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Fine grained black granodiorite squatting statue of the priest of Amen and Min, Harsiese. Bag wig, beard, arms crossed with left hand flat, palm down, right hand grasps an attribute. Feet not shown, body well modelled completely in the round. On front of body incised rectangle with eight columns and one line of incised inscription. On back of body, two columns of incised inscription ('local god formula'). On each side of body, Harsiese in incised relief is shown worshipping Osiris (right) and standard of Osiris (left) with inscriptions. Oblong base uninscribed. Condition: Intact.

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