Amun-Re or King Amunhotep III
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
The crown, which once included two tall plumes, relates this sculpture to Amun or Amun-Re. However, since “Amunhotep III, beloved of Amun-Re” is inscribed on the chest ornament, the figure may represent the king as an earthly manifestation of the god.
ca. 1403-1365 B.C.E.
7 11/16 x 5 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (19.5 x 14.3 x 10 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amun-Re or King Amunhotep III, ca. 1403-1365 B.C.E. Quartzite, 7 11/16 x 5 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (19.5 x 14.3 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 76.39. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 76.39_edited_SL3.jpg)
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