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Egypt Picture - Statue of teh Vizier Hor
*STATUE of the VIZIER HOR: Material: Basalt, Location: Courtyard of the Cachette at Karnak, Excavation: G. Legrains of 1904, Period 22nd Dynasty, c. 945-712 BC) The statue of the Vizier Hor, w/ his let leg folded to the chest while his rt rests on the ground is rather unusual. The form appears sporadically in the Old Kingdom + was sometimes revived during the New Kingdom. However, the style is also documented in various statues after the New Kingdom.
Part of an Octagonal Column from the Temple of Mentuhotep II at Deir el-Bahri | Middle Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Part of an Octogonal Column from the Temple of Mentuhotep II at Deir el-Bahri- Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 11 Reign: reign of Mentuhotep II Date: ca. 2051–2000 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, EEF 1907 Medium: Limestone, paint
Telamon (sculpted support in the form of a man) representing Antinous, Hadrian's lover, as a pharaoh. Antinous died while in Egypt with Hadrian and was much mourned by the emperor, who had him immortalized in numerous statues. Statue from Hadrian's Villa.