Statue of the First Priest of Amun, Ramessunakht,
with the Theban Triad
JE 37186 (CG 42163) Cairo Antiquity Museum
Material: Schist (statue) and Sandstone (base)
Size: Height 40 cm
Location: Karnak, Temple of Amun-Re, Courtyard of the Cachette
Excavation: Georges Legrain's Excavations of 1905
Period: 20th Dynasty Reign of Ramesses IV
The discovery of the Karnak Cachette is Georges Legrain's claim to fame. There he discovered a rich body of works of art that profoundly changed our conception of Theban sculpture.
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