Mentuemhat as Priest with Staff and Scepter

Mentuemhat as Priest with Staff and Scepter

c. 667-647 BC

Limestone

Overall: 85.2 x 46 cm (33 9/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1949.492

Description

Mentuemhet in his robes as a priest of Amen and carrying the wand used to consecrate food offerings to the god. Raised relief in the style of his time, but showing some influence of Middle Kingdom work.

See also
Collection: 
Egypt - Late Period
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Limestone

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