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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, 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
544479

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