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Egypt Picture - Statue of the First Priest of Amun, Ramessunakht, with the Theban Triad


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.

Statue of the First Priest of Amun, Ramessunakht, with the Theban Triad

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