SILVER FIGURE OF AMUN-RE

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SILVER FIGURE OF AMUN-RE

Solid cast, King of the gods, striding with his left leg advanced, on rectangular base, wearing short striped skirt (shendit), his left arm alongside, holding khepresh, sickle-shaped sword, in his left, bent at elbow; inserted crown of two feathers with central sundisc on his head, linking him to the sun god Re

Ex priv.coll. S.J.v.d.K, Netherlands, acq. from Archea 2000.
H. 8,5 cm. Mounted on perspex stand

New Kingdom, c. 1200 BC

Cf. G. Steindorff, Catalogue of the Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltinmore 1946, pp. 117-120, no. 483 pl LXXVIII

 15.000