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Striding Statue of Amenhotep II

Author(s): C. Zarnoch, E. Sullivan

Description: This striding statue of Amenhotep II shows the king wearing the royal pleated kilt, a "false beard" and the nemes headdress with a ureaus. Close comparison of the king's rounded and youthful facial features with those of the seated kings to the left highlights the differences in royal portraiture styles between the mid-18th Dynasty and the Middle Kingdom.

Provenance: North side of Pylon 7
Person: Amenhotep II
Date: Dynasty 18, New Kingdom (1427-1401 BCE)
Material: Red granite
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Dimensions: Unknown
Current Location: In situ at Karnak Temple

Bibliography:
Porter, B. and R. Moss (1929). Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs, and paintings: The Theban temples. Vol. II. Oxford, Clarendon Press. pp. 53-54.