Bust of Ankh-Hor

525–404 BCE
Location: 107 Egyptian
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The black volcanic basalt stone imparts a sleek appearance to this revered temple statue.


This bust of Ankh-Hor comprises the top portion of a temple statue. From the position of the arms, it is evident that it originally belonged to a striding figure holding a naos, or shrine, containing the image of a deity. His high-waisted wraparound robe, fashionable during the Persian period (Dynasty 27) when this figure was carved, would have reached to his ankles.
Bust of Ankh-Hor

Bust of Ankh-Hor

525–404 BCE

Egypt, Late period (715–332 BCE), Dynasty 27

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