Small Fragment of the Back of a Chair or Throne
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
4 3/4 x 3 x 1 5/16 in. (12.1 x 7.6 x 3.3 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Louis Herse
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Small Fragment of the Back of a Chair or Throne. Basanite, 4 3/4 x 3 x 1 5/16 in. (12.1 x 7.6 x 3.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis Herse, 36.741. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.36.741_view01.jpg)
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Small fragment of the back of a chair or throne on which two people originally sat. It is made of basanite. On the side of the chair there are 3 inscriptions. The right hand one ends thus "to seize his double every day for the double of". On the central pillar marking the middle of the group is "Royal House to the hieroglyph of a monkey" praised by the King standard bearer in the "Ship Kha-em" probably a famous ship of Amenhotep III. .
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