Dr. Zahi said that statue is a unique one made of coloured limestone depicting King Akhnaton wearing a crown of blue faience holding an offering. The statue measured 7 cm on an alabaster base.
A committee headed by Dr. Yousef Khalifa (Head of the stolen artifacts in the ministry) received the statue at the Tourism and Antiquities Police headquarters in downtown Cairo after verifying it was genuine and it is the missing statue.
The statue itself is considered unique Amarna’s art style as Dr. Tarek (The Egyptian Museum curator) and he added “the statue will be restored before it is back on display”
With this statue so there are 4 back out of 8 objects were stolen from the museum on 28th January.