Seated statue of Ramesses II

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II
1279–1213 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, temple of Wadjet

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 205 x 54 x 104 cm (80 11/16 x 21 1/4 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.111

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, temple of Wadjet, approach to pylon. 1885, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: October 20, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription