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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo, Egypt
Head of Amenemhat III
Colossal granodiorite head of Amenemhat III: his face is broader; the eyes, which would originally have been inlaid, are widely spaced and not heavily hooded.
The lips are full. Diagonal muscles under the lower lip suggest tension in the heavy jaw. His expression is sombre, but it seems harsh, even brutal.
Excavated by: Egypt Exploration Fund
Excavated/Findspot: Tell Basta (Bubastis)
Africa: Egypt: Lower Egypt: Nile Delta: Tell Basta (Bubastis)
Height: 12 centimetres (Fixed stone base)
Height: 83 centimetres
Weight: 1000 kilograms (Estimated)
Width: 55.50 centimetres (Fixed stone base)
Width: 82 centimetres
Depth: 55.50 centimetres (Fixed stone base)
Depth: 69 centimetres
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