<em>The King as Priest</em>, 305–30 B.C.E. Wood, Height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 52.53. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.52.53_wwgA-2.jpg)

The King as Priest

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 52.53

Image: CUR.52.53_wwgA-2.jpg,West Wing gallery A-2 installation

Catalogue Description:
Soft brown wood statuette of a kneeling king, arms, in the round, extended over thighs and originally supporting some offering now lost. Nemes headdress, eyes painted yellow and black. Short kilt, inscribed on front center with single column of incised inscription 'the good god who has made monuments for his father Amon Re'. Probably a votive offering. Condition: Left forearm missing. Wood in very soft condition. Object originally supported between hands now missing.

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