Rare Antique Ancient Egyptian Statue king Menkaure God Hathor Amun 2540-2500BC

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Seller: egyptianauthenticantiques 93.3%, Location: cairo, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 233173828616 You Are Bidding on statue for king Menkaure while he is standing between2 gods since you can see God Hathoor at left as a women wearing sun disk. While on right you can see theban God. While at the back you can see God amon is putting his Hand on king Menkaure crown as accepting him as new king of Egypt. Since these statue is made after king Menkaure fathers death to show for the people that most important gods accept him as god. Since you can see God Hathor at left which was very important god was god of milk joy dance beauty at ancient egyptians at the right side theban god who's supporters was living many in egypt so he is standing between 2 gods to show that they are supporting him as king for egypt. While at back you can see god Amun while sitting on throne is accepting king Menkaure as a new king for Egypt. Since god Amun was one of the most important gods At Ancient Egyptian since they thought he created universe also they thought he is father of all gods and he is first god and he created all gods even himself they thought he created universe. So he is showing god amun father of gods who created every thing is accepting him as king. Such statues were made by Ancient Egyptians during Menkaure and put every where in country inside schools governement offices next to temples to show to all people that the new king is accepted from most of gods and supported by them also was taken to grave after death Height:19 cm Width:10 cm King Menkaure Menkaure was the fifth king in the line of the Fourth Dynasty, in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt. According to archeological evidence, he ascended the throne after the death of his father Khafre in 2530 B.C. His name was also spelled as ‘Menkaura’ in the ancient Egyptian dialect. According to the historian Manetho, Menkaure succeeded a king called Bikheris. He ruled Egypt for roughly 18 or 22 years, as indicated by the historical evidence that was discovered so far about him. Menkaure was succeeded by his younger son, Shepseskaf. As a pharaoh, Menkaure is remembered for his kindness and religiosity, unlike his father Khafre and grandfather Khufu. In modern history, he is particularly famous for the construction of his own tomb at the Giza necropolis, which is now universally known as the ‘Pyramid of Menkaure’. Menkaure most likely died in 2500 B.C. according to the writings found in his tomb. the Egyptian language, the Pyramid of Menkaure was known as ‘Netjer-er-Menkaure’, or ‘Menkaure is divine’. The vast foundation base of this pyramid was built of limestone and measured 108.5 meters in length. This pyramid is the smallest among the three pyramids excavated in Giza necropolis, with a height of only 65.5 meters. Apart from the main pyramid, this complex has three smaller pyramids, two of which were left incomplete for an unknown reason. Among these three pyramids, the largest and the fully completed one houses a statue of a Queen. His wife, Queen Khamerernebty II was also probably buried in any of these three pyramids. The mortuary temple of the main pyramid of Menkaure holds 3 statues of the Pharaoh and Queen Khamerernebty II with an Egyptian Goddess, built of pink granite. The burial chamber of this main pyramid lies to the west of its mortuary temple, where the large stone sarcophagus is found, which is totally made of basalt and bears hieroglyphic writings and decorations like a palace facade. The valley temple of this pyramid was made of bricks and housed several statues of Menkaure and his wives along with several Egyptian deities Paymet - We accept paypal shipment - takes from 14 days or 21 days after shipment may be less - we will ship after 5 days from payment -We ship world wide condition -As you can see in picture returns - we refund you money after you return the peice Shipment discount -We make 1st item shipment fixed price then we make 50% discount on each extra item Material: Stone, Provenance: Luxor

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