<em>Bust from a Seated Statue</em>, ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E. Granite, 22 1/16 × 11 5/16 × 10 7/8 in. (56 × 28.8 × 27.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 69.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.69.45_erg456.jpg)

Bust from a Seated Statue

Medium: Granite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 22 1/16 × 11 5/16 × 10 7/8 in. (56 × 28.8 × 27.6 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 69.45

Image: CUR.69.45_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark grey granite bust of a seated man with striated and echeloned double wig, plastic eyebrows and plastic upper eyelid rims, double necklace, short sleeved over-garment, incised armlets, and on the right wrist a broad incised bracelet. The figure wears a pleated skirt with loop-fringed upped edge from which a double fold protrudes to the right of the navel. The back pillar bears two columns of inscription increasing to six columns on the back of the chair. On the front of the right shoulder there is an erased cartouche containing a name ending in “w’n-r” (Akhenaton or Amenhotep IV). A second erased cartouche on the right side of the chest is illegible. Inscription on the rear of the seat and back pillar. The identity of this owner is as yet not established. Possibly Parennufer, Ramose, Kheruef, Nebamun, Amenemhat, Surer or Huy. Condition: Broken across wrists just below angle between garment and torso. Nose mostly missing, ears damaged; chipped and scratched in numerous places. Upper right and left rear corners of seat missing. Surface discolored; brownish black in spots.

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