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An unidentified royal statue head found

king thutmose iii royal statue head new kingdom king granite head luxor

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 04:19 PM

The Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission unearthed on Thursday a large granite head of a statue of an unidentified New Kingdom king during routine excavation at King Thutmose III’s funerary temple on Luxor's west bank.

http://english.ahram...d-in-Luxor.aspx

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 06:08 PM

Nice find. I presume that head figures were not carved except for "important" people(i.e. Kings, Queens, High priests, etc.)





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