Statue of King Senkamanisken
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 500 Trench A ; B 800 room 904
Height x width: 147.8 x 50.1 cm (58 3/16 x 19 3/4 in.) 272 KG or 600 LBS
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Standing statue of Senkamanisken with the left foot striding forward and arms at his sides, with the fists clenched. Inscription in column at back. Crown, kilt, sandals and ornaments were originally covered in gold sheet.
From Gebel Barkal: head from Great Temple of Amen, cache of royal staues north of First Pylon, Temple B 500 A; body from temple B 800 room 904. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: August 1, 1923)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition