Colossal Statue of Amenhotep III Reinscribed by Merneptah

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Amenhotep III
Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Luxor (el-Uqsur), Temple of Amun, Eastern Portal
Medium: Porphyritic diorite
Dimensions: H. 245.1 cm (96 1/2 in) W. of base 71.1 cm (28 in); d. 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in) Weight 3674.1 kg (8100 lbs)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, by exchange, 1922
Accession Number: 22.5.1

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