<em>Ahmose, also known as Ruru</em>, ca. 1478–1458 B.C.E. Graywacke, 15 x 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (38.1 x 13.4 x 19 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 61.196. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.196_SL1.jpg)

Ahmose, also known as Ruru

Medium: Graywacke

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1478–1458 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15 x 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (38.1 x 13.4 x 19 cm)


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


Accession Number: 61.196

Image: 61.196_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Grey schist seated statue of the First King’s Son of Amun, the Pacifier of the Koptite Nome, the Overseer of the Priests of Min of Koptos Ahmose called Ruru. Striated wig, plain beard, long plain cloak enveloping body and clasped in right hand, left hand open flat on breast. Single column of inscription down front center, six columns on each side of seat and two on back pillar. All cartouches of Hatshepsut obliterated and replaced by those of Thutmose I. Matt finish. Condition: Front of inscribed base lost. Left rear corner of seat chipped as is rear base.

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