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Fragment from Statue of Montuemhat

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Granite
  • Possible Place Purchased: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075-656 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 25 to Dynasty 26
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 × 7 × 4 in. (14 × 17.8 × 10.2 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.580.186
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment from the breast of a black granite statue of Mentuemhat. Leopard skin over left shoulder and Hathor-head pendant of necklace in relief on breast. Name and titles on band over left shoulder. Incomplete remains of three columns of inscription on back. Condition: Poor: Only small portions of statue is represented in the fragment. Sides entirely missing. Numerous chips. Inscription on back very badly worn and in part illegible.
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