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Carter No.: 275b

Handlist description: Statuette of the King

Card/Transcription No.: 275b


Max. H. 63, Pedestal H. 31, W. 12, H. 6.5; cms. Wrapped in linen tied round neck. Standing figure of the king made of wood gesso-gilt, left foot forward. Eyes inlaid, uraeus bronze inlaid. In left hand crooked staff of bronze covered with gold. In right hand flagellum of bronze covered with gold. Upon feet sandals of bronze covered with gold. Pedestal varnished with black resin and inscribed with yellow paint: <> Wears the crown of Lower Egypt, collarette around neck of five rows of beads, with margin of pendants, Mankhet at back, band round waist from which suspends gauffered kilt (Shendyt) and apron.

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