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Bock Statue of Hor, Son of Ankhkhonsu
JE 37150 Cairo Antiquity Museum
Size: Height 51 cm
Location: Karnak, Temple of Amun-Re, Courtyard of the Cachette
Excavation: G. Legrain's Excavations of 1904
Period: 25th Dynasty (770-712 BC)
This type of statue is normally referred to as a block statue because of the general shape that it takes. It was discovered, together with literally thousands of others, buried in the temple of Amun-Re at Karnak.
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