Statuette of a Kushite ruler, probably Taharqa

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25
690–664 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.443

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of king wearing double uraeus. Right foot broken off; left foot bent. Traces of gold.

Provenance

From Thebes (Karnak) Great Temple of Amen, court of the cachette (The Illustrated London News, January 28, 1905, p. 131, fig. 4 A). 1970: Purchased by the MFA from Mr. C. Dikran Kelekian, 667 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021.
(Accession Date: September 16, 1970)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund