Woman & Two Sons, Middle Kingdom Statuette

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016
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This is a steatite statuette which depicts 3 standing persons. The woman stands in the middle (her name is Aa-Nubt) and her sons (Khenti-Khati-Hetep and Maat-Neferu) flank her on either side. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. Middle kingdom, 11th Dynasty, 22nd to 20th centuries BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (With thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

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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. (2016, March 21). Woman & Two Sons, Middle Kingdom Statuette. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4658/woman--two-sons-middle-kingdom-statuette/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Woman & Two Sons, Middle Kingdom Statuette." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4658/woman--two-sons-middle-kingdom-statuette/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Woman & Two Sons, Middle Kingdom Statuette." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2016. Web. 30 Jul 2021.