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Khnum
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Khnum


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Description Khnum holds a whip in his right hand. The inscription says that this votive figure was dedicated by King Psametik. As in large scale Egyptian granite standing or striding figures, there is no space between the legs, and the arms are kept close to the body. The headdress has broken off.
Exhibitions
  • The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Creator
Period
664-525 BC (Late Period)
Medium
black granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.342
Measurements
6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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