Describes the following features:
  • 7th Pylon

  • Deals with the following topics:
  • Statuary and Stelae

  • Author(s): C. Zarnoch, E. Sullivan

    Description: This seated statue of the 13th Dynasty ruler Sobekhotep’s is one of five known images of the king. The king is seated on a low throne and is characterized by his weary, tired face. The king also wears the nemes headdress with a ureaus and a “false beard.”

    Provenance: North side of Pylon 7
    Person: Sobekhotep
    Date: Dynasty 13, Middle Kingdom (1783-after 1640)
    Material: Red Granite
    Functional Comments:
    Dimensions: Unknown
    Current Location: In situ at Karnak Temple


    Porter, B. and R. Moss (1929). Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs, and paintings: The Theban temples. Vol. II. Oxford, Clarendon Press. pp. 53-54.

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