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Egypt Picture - Statue of Senenmut with Neferure



Statue of Senenmut with Neferure


JE 36923 (CG 42116) Cairo Antiquities Museum


Material: Black Granite
Size: Height: 60 cm
Location: Karnak, Temple of Amun-Re, Courtyard of the Cachette
Excavation: G. Legrain's Excavations of 1904
Period: 18th Dynasty, Reign of Hatshepsut (1473-1458 BC)

This statue depicts Senenmut on a high, four sided base. His legs are crossed. He holds Princess Neferure in his lap. A column of hieroglyphs is inscribed along the hem of Senenmut's skirt. It reads, "Chief Steward of the princess Neferure, Senenmut".

Statue of Senenmut with Neferure


Photographer: Unknown

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