1-888-834-1448

Cairo Antiquities Museum: Seated Statue of Petamenhotep


Seated Statue of Petamenhotep


JE 36578 Cairo Antiquities Museum


Material: Alabaster
Size: Height 98 cm; Width 30 cm
Location: Karnak
Period: Late 25th or Early 26th Dynasty (7th Century BC)

During the Late Period, and especially between the25th and 26th Dynasties, there was a tendency in Egyptian art to fall back on the past. Hence, this is somewhat of an archaic pose of a Late Period Scribe, who also wears clothing styles and a wig type that date back to the Old Kingdom.

Seated Statue of Petamenhotep

Photographer: Unknown

Click Here for Picture of the Day Archive

Note: If you have a picture you would like featured, please email to jimdunn@interoz.com Click Here to Mass Email

Egypt Travel Companies to Request Tours

Contact Tour Egypt

Who are we?

Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.