Block Statue of a Prophet of Montu and Scribe Djedkhonsuefankh, son of Khonsumes and Taat

Gabbro | 12.1in | 690-610 B.C.

Unknown Artist

In the late 25th dynasty and early 26th Dynasty the austere beauty of the block statue form, here particularly enhanced by the hard gleam of dark surfaces, was greatly appreciated. The form puts a strong emphasis on the face and complements the often...
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