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Luxor Times: Granite statue of a Ramesside priest found genuine

Luxor Times

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Granite statue of a Ramesside priest found genuine

A statue was seized and kept at a Police station in south Cairo and a committee was formed from the Ministry of Antiquities to check if it is genuine.
The committee confirmed the authenticity of the granite statue which dated back to the Ramesside period (ca. 1300 B.C)
The statue represents a priest sitting with 3 figures represents Osiris, Isis and a priest. The statue bears hieroglyphic depictions.
The pink granite statue measures 56 cm high a d 28 cm wide.

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1 Comments:

  • That is cool that it an authentic granite statue from hundreds of years ago. I wish that I could find something like that! It would be so much fun to have in a home. I was at agranite showroom the other night, and I saw some samples that looked just like the granite statue.

    By Blogger Chelsea Johnn, At 30 August 2012 at 16:40  

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