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ANCIENT EGYPT EGYPTIAN Kneeling Senenmut Statue Statue dating to 1473-1458 BC

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Seller: pegasusunicorn (745) 100%, Location: Rockville, Maryland, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 223080330310 I am selling an ancient Egyptian statue of Senmut that came from a private collection in Luxor Egypt and was acquired from excavation in Luxor prior to 1979. This statue dates to the middle kingdom around 1473-1458 BC. The statue is in good condition and still has dirt engrained in the crevices. With some effort this can be removed if new owner chooses. Statue has some scratches as well and is very heavy. Please reference photos. Included is an official COA and registration number from the luxor certification centre as well as previous ownership history and a ownership transfer document with new owners name. Height: 22 cm / 8.66 Inch - Bottom Measurements: 13 x 7 Cm / 5.11 x 2.75 Inch - Weight: 1663 gm History on Senmut below: Senenmut, the Most Favored Official of the Dowager Queen Hatshepsut, Who Reigned from About 1473–1458 B.c Offering an Image of Renenutet, Goddess of the Harvest and Nourishment, on Behalf of the Well-Being of His Sovereign and in Hopes of Eternal Blessings for Himself. Senenmut Was the First Commoner Since the Old Kingdom to Enjoy a Level of Wealth, Prestige, and Privilege Approaching That Traditionally Associated with Royalty. as the Queen’s Advisor and Tutor of Her Only Daughter, Neferure, Senenmut Held More Than Eighty Titles (Including Great Treasurer of the Queen; Chief Steward of the King; and Overseer of the Treasury, Granary, Fields, and Cattle of Amun), Which Permitted Him Control Over the Vast Resources of the Royal Family as Well as of the State God, Amun. as Chief Royal Architect, He Was Also Responsible for Many Major Building Projects and Is Credited with the Design of the Splendid Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir-El-Bahri in Western Thebes (C. 1458 B.c.). Kneeling Statue of Senenmut in This Portrait Statue, Carved from a Schist, Senenmut Grasps a Symbolic Cobra That Supports a Sun Disk and Cowhorns and Rests on a Base Composed of Two Upraised Arms (The Hieroglyphic Sign for “Ka”)—a Magical Gesture Intended to Preserve Life and Ward Off Evil. the Inscription Consists of Three Vertical Lines of Incised Hieroglyphs Around the Base, on the Top Edge of the Base, and Vertically on the Edges of the Back. the Name of Senenmut Has Been Intentionally Erased from the Inscription, Probably in the Aftermath of Hatshepsut’s Demise or by Priests Hostile to Amun. the Cartouche on the Right Arm Reads: The Good Goddess, Maat-Ka-Re (Hatshepsut’s Throne Name), Given Life. - Provenance: Ownership History Available, Object Type: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES, Material: Stone

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