Seated Figure of Amenemope

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 August 2019
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Amenemope was a royal scribe. He sits on a claw-footed chair with his wife, Hathor, who is seated on a low stool (on a pillow). They embrace each other. Painted wood. From Tomb 265 (TT265) at Deir el-Madina, Western Thebes, Egypt. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Seti I/Ramesses II, 1290-1213 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, August 24). Seated Figure of Amenemope. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11087/seated-figure-of-amenemope/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Seated Figure of Amenemope." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Aug 2019. Web. 16 Jun 2021.