Queen Karomama I

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Jan van der Crabben
published on 19 April 2015
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This bronze statue depicts the Queen Karomama I "divine worshipper of Amun", wife of Osorkon II of the 22nd Dynasty of Egypt. The statue was made c. 850 BCE and is made of bronze covered with gold, silver, and electrum. It is dedicated to Iahentefnakht, for "perpetuating the name of my mistress in the temple of Amun-Re". Louvre Museum, Paris, France.

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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Crabben, J. v. d. (2015, April 19). Queen Karomama I. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3813/queen-karomama-i/

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Queen Karomama I." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 19, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3813/queen-karomama-i/.

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Queen Karomama I." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Apr 2015. Web. 28 Nov 2021.