Egyptian. <em>A Prince of Tekhet</em>, ca. 1479–1400 B.C.E. Limestone, 7 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in. (18.1 x 14.9 x 10.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.66.1_erg456.jpg)

A Prince of Tekhet


Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479–1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in. (18.1 x 14.9 x 10.9 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 66.1

Image: CUR.66.1_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bust of a male statue preserved to middle of upper chest and arms. Echeloned wig. Deep back pillar ending just below base of neck and wig, inscribed in four columns with offering formula for a Great One of Tekhet, whose name is lost. Yellow limestone male bust preserved down to middle of upper arms and chest. Man wears wide, deep, valanced wig with stylized echeloned curls. Plastic eyebrows and cosmetic lines, fine nose, small mouth, short beard. Deep back pillar ends just below base of neck and wig, bears four cols. of inscr. with offering formula for a wr n T;hh.t whose name is lost. Sculpture slightly out of alignment. Condition: Broken and mended at front of lower chest; nose and beard chipped.

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