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Statuette / king


Copper alloy statuette of a Nubian king in striding pose wearing a shendyt kilt, a skull cap with double uraeus, a ram's head necklace, holding a libation-vase: Ancient Egyptian, Lower Egypt, Saqqara, 25th Dynasty, c.747-656 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Statuette / king

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


25th Dynasty (Kushite), 3rd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian


Copper alloy

Collection place(s)

Saqqara, Lower Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

  • The Tomb

  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland


Marsha Hill, ‘Royal Bronze Statuary from Ancient Egypt’, Brill 2004, cat. 121, text ref. K-19, pp. 59, 67, 69, 71, 122 n. 5, 140 n. 77, 193, 257.

Edna Russmann, 'The Representation of the King in the XXVth Dynasty', 1974, pp. 62-3.

Amarillis Pompei, 'Osservazioni su un copricapo regale', Aegyptus 87 (2007), p. 13 n. 32.

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