Author(s): C. Zarnoch, E. Sullivan
Description: This statue depicts a striding Thutmose III wearing the short shendyt kilt, a ureaus on his brow and the “white crown.” Under the king’s feet the artist has carved nine bows, symbols of Egypt’s traditional enemies.
Provenance: The statue was found in the “cachette” in the court of the seventh pylon, but it may originally have stood within the Akhmenu.
Person: Thutmose III
Date: Dynasty 18, New Kingdom (1479-1425 BCE)
Material: Gray schist
Dimensions: H: 2.0m
Current Location: Cairo Museum
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Van der Plas, D. (2006). “The Global Egyptian Museum, Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage.” http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org