Unfinished Statue of Akhenaten

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 October 2019
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This limestone statue of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten is not finished. The surface is still rough and there are remnants of red and black preliminary drawings. Akhenaten wears the blue crown of Egypt and holds a sacrificial plate. Purchased in 1992 CE. From Amarna, House 48.18, Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1340 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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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, October 22). Unfinished Statue of Akhenaten. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11364/unfinished-statue-of-akhenaten/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Unfinished Statue of Akhenaten." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 22, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11364/unfinished-statue-of-akhenaten/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Unfinished Statue of Akhenaten." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Oct 2019. Web. 15 Oct 2021.