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Sculpture of King Kephren - The Virtual Egyptian Antiquity Museum


 

 

 

Statue of King Khephren

 


This statue of King Khephren incorporates the symbolism of the power and protection the god Horus gives to his representative on earth. Behind the throne, Horus in perched to protect the king with his outstretched wings. Made from Diorite. From Khephren's Valley Temple, Giza. 4th Dynasty. Cairo, Egyptian Museum.

 

Last Updated: June 14th, 2011

 

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