Description Sesostris wears a short tripartite kilt and a curled wig. He has lost his traditional attributes-the staff in the left hand and the scepter in his right. The inscription on the base contains an offering formula that promises: "The king may guarantee offerings [to the god] Osiris [that he may give] mortuary offerings of bread, beer, oxen, fowl, and incense to Sesostris."
|12/31/1969||Examination||examined for exhibition|
|6/22/2004||Examination||examined for condition|
- Carved for Immortality. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Luxor]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] On base: The king may guarantee offerings [to the god] Osiris [that he may give] mortuary offerings of bread, beer, oxen, fowl, and incense to Sesostris.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912
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