Amenhotep II in the Double Crown, Kneeling and Offering, Limestone

Amenhotep II in the Double Crown, Kneeling and Offering

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep II
Date:
ca. 1427–1400 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes; Probably from Deir el-Medina
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 30 cm (11 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.182.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Statuette depicting Amenhotep II wearing the double crown and holding two nu-jars. The king's name is inscribed on the belt buckle.
Purchased in Qurna by Howard Carter before 1913. Sold to the Museum, 1913.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 142.

Robins, Gay 2001. Egyptian Statues, Shire Egyptology, 26. Princes Risborough, p. 12, fig. 4.