Statue of Amun Bakenkhonsu's High Priest

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 January 2015
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This block limestone statue depicts the high priest of Amun Bakenkhonsu. The statue dates back to the 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom (1320 BCE) and then it was re-used during the 19th Dynasty (1220 BCE). From Karnak, Thebes, modern-day Egypt. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, 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. (2015, January 05). Statue of Amun Bakenkhonsu's High Priest. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3403/statue-of--amun-bakenkhonsus-high-priest/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Amun Bakenkhonsu's High Priest." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 05, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3403/statue-of--amun-bakenkhonsus-high-priest/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Amun Bakenkhonsu's High Priest." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Jan 2015. Web. 01 Aug 2021.