Statue of Akhenaten


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Statue of Akhenaten

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Seated Statue of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten)
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten, 1353-1337 BC
Yellow stone
Musée du Louvre

This statue shows the pharaoh Akhenaten seated on his throne, He wears the nemes-headdress and holds a crook and flail, traditional emblems of a pharaoh's authority.

The back of the same statue showing the arm of his wife reaching behind him. The statue of the wife has been lost.

 

 

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