Statue of Bakenkhonsu II

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
1187–1156 B.C.


Dimensions

height x widthx depth: 37.5 x 14.0 x 14.0 cm (14 3/4 x 5.5 x 5.5 in.)

Accession Number

07.645

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statue of Bakhenkhonsu II wearing a leopard skin cloak and carrying a standard topped by a ram head with sun disk, the symbol of Amen. His attire identifies him as a priest of this deity, as does the inscription on the back pillar. The base of this statue was identified in Egypt in 1974.

Provenance

Probably from Thebes. 1907: purchased for the MFA in Luxor by Joseph Lindon Smith. Contributed to the MFA collection on November 14, 1907.
(Accession Date: November 14, 1907)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution