Statue of Akhenaten or Tutankhamun

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 August 2019

This standing/striding figure may represent either the Egyptian Pharoah Akhenaten (r. 1353-1336 BCE) or his son, Pharaoh Tutankhamun (r. c.1336-c.1327 BCE), wearing the blue crown of Egypt. Wood with gold. From Egypt, precise provenance unknown. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1340-1330 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum in 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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2019, August 24). Statue of Akhenaten or Tutankhamun. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11116/statue-of-akhenaten-or-tutankhamun/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Akhenaten or Tutankhamun." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 24, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11116/statue-of-akhenaten-or-tutankhamun/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Akhenaten or Tutankhamun." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Aug 2019. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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