<em>Kneeling Statuette of King Necho</em>, ca. 610-595 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 3/4in. (14 x 5.7 x 7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 71.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 71.11_threequarter_PS1.jpg)

Kneeling Statuette of King Necho

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 610-595 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 3/4in. (14 x 5.7 x 7cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 71.11

Image: 71.11_threequarter_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bronze figure of a kneeling king wearing sndy.t, nms and bracelets. The figure’s hands are held above his knees as if to present an offering. Inscribed on the belt is the name of Necho II; the rest of the belt is decorated with a herring-bone pattern. The king’s neck is marked with two creases. Two tangs spring from the bottom of the figure; one from between the knees and the other from between the feet. Condition: Tangs and parts of body around them show green corrosion; other small areas of green elsewhere on figure. Large nick in right thumb; small nicks, pits and scratches scattered over figure.

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