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Aegis,Middle East, ca 946/525 B.C. [Path of the Sun in the Firmament source of the symbolism for the minorah, the center represents the number seven or nine, the sun]
Colossal Statue of King Tut...One of two nearly identical colossal images, this statue was excavated by the Oriental Institute from the ruins of an ancient temple built in western Thebes (modern Luxor). Because two such statues were excavated, the Egyptian government gave one of the pair to the Oriental Institute. The other statue is in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.