Block Statue of Amenemhat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E.
13 3/4 x 7 3/16 x 11 in. (35 x 18.3 x 28 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Small squatting statue of the scribe as reckoner of gold, Amenemhat, in fine, hard purple sandstone. Preserved portion in good condition. The sculpture is of the conventional “block” type and is of excellence workmanship. The inscription is well cut and runs down the plinth, around the base and down the center of the body (front). Hands crossed on knees.
Condition: Head, right shoulder and adjacent parts of body missing. Upper part of plinth missing.
This item is not on view
Egyptian. Block Statue of Amenemhat, ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E. Quartzite, 13 3/4 x 7 3/16 x 11 in. (35 x 18.3 x 28 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 39.426. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.39.426_view16.jpg)
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