Statue of Husband & Wife from the 18th Dynasty

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 March 2016

Painted limestone statue of an unnamed man and his wife. Both sit on a high backed chair and wear elaborate layered wigs. There are no hieroglyphic inscriptions on the statue. It was found inside a tomb chapel at Thebes, Egypt. 18th Dynasty, 1543–1292 BCE (The British Museum, London)

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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 31). Statue of Husband & Wife from the 18th Dynasty. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4809/statue-of-husband--wife-from-the-18th-dynasty/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Husband & Wife from the 18th Dynasty." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 31, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4809/statue-of-husband--wife-from-the-18th-dynasty/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Statue of Husband & Wife from the 18th Dynasty." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Mar 2016. Web. 03 Feb 2023.

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