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Carter No.: 289b

Handlist description: Statuette of the King upon a leopard

Card/Transcription No.: 289b-1


Max. H. (including leopard and pedestal) 85.6 cms Max. H. of statuette of King (including his pedestal) 56.4, cms Pedestal of king 24.6 x 9.5 x 4.8 cms Pedestal of leopard 79, x 14 x 5 cms Figure of the king covered with a piece of linen tied round neck. A standing figure of the king, of wood gesso-gilt; has eyes inlaid and uraeus of bronze; wears the white crown of Upper Egypt; holds in his left hand straight papyrus staff with corolla (bronze gilt); in his right hand the flagellum (bronze gilt), left foot forward. Wears the Shendyt kilt and has sandals on feet (bronze gilt), (and imitation soles gilt on pedestal). Pedestal varnished with black resin and inscribed with yellow paint: <>

(see No. 289, A.)

Card no. 289b-1 relating to Carter no. 289b
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