Description In ancient Egypt, it was the king's duty to present offerings to the gods. This figure of a kneeling king holds out his arms to present two small vessels. These small, round vessels were designed to hold wine, the offering presented here. This figure was once part of a larger statue group in which the king would have been positioned facing an image of a deity, which is now lost.
- Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2013-2014.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925
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