<em>Torso of a Saite King</em>, ca. 664-570 B.C.E. Schist, 6 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 9/16 in. (15.4 x 12.2 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.95. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.58.95_wwg8.jpg)

Torso of a Saite King

Medium: Schist

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-570 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 9/16 in. (15.4 x 12.2 x 4 cm)


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


Accession Number: 58.95

Image: CUR.58.95_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Torso from a standing statuette of a king in dark green hard stone. Preserved portion includes only from base of neck to below belt and only front half of this part. Inscribed on belt but cartouche is broken. Of Psamtik I. Exceptional workmanship. Belt inscribed with ntr nfr, mr Imn-r'. Condition: Very incomplete. Arms, upper right breast shattered.

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