Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshepsut Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III Date: ca. 1473–1458 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Senenmut Quarry & Mentuhotep Causeway, MMA 1927-1928 Medium: Granite
Cult Image of the God Ptah, Dynasty 22-early Dynasty 26 (945-600 BC). Lapis lazuli. TheStatuette represents the creator god Ptah,the patron deity ofEgypt capital city, Memphis.His shrouded human form+tight-fitting cap make him quite recognizable.The high quality of workmanship indicates that the sculpture was produced in a royal workshop as a gift from the pharaoh to the god in his great temple.