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Head of a Statue of Amenemhat III Wearing the White Crown. Provenance unknown; acquired in Cairo, 1894. Twelfth Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III (ca. 1859–1813 B.C.). Graywacke; H. 18 in. (47 cm ), W. 7 in. (18.5 cm). Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen (AEIN 924). Photograph by Anna-Marie Kellen

Seshat – Goddess of writing and esoteric wisdom. This relief in the Amun temple at Luxor dates from around 1250 BCE and shows Seshat, the goddess of temple geometry and scribal arts, inscribing regnal years for the king on the palm-leaf rib which had long served for tallying up the years and so had become the hieroglyph for “year”

Kneeling Statue of Senenmut, Chief Steward of Queen Hatshepsut. Date c. 1473-1458 B.C. Medium sculpture on gray green schist. Temple of Montu, Armant, Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas.