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Carter No.: 275d

Handlist description: Statuette of the King

Card/Transcription No.: 275d


Max. H. 53.5, pedestal L. 24, W. 9, H. 5.5, cms Wrapped in linen tied round neck A standing figure of the king made of wood gesso-gilt. Eyes inlaid, uraeus of bronze. Pedestal coated with black resin, inscribed with yellow paint: <> In left hand a straight staff, of bronze coated with gold. In right hand holds a flagellum. Sandals (bronze coated with gold) upon feet. Left foot forward. Around neck bead collarette of 4 rows of beads and fringe of pendants with Mankhet counterpoise at back; belt around waist from which gauffered kilt (Shendyt) and apron are suspended. Wears the Lower Egypt crown.

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