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Description: Tomb statue of Wensu (Grafbeeld van Wensoe). Collection Ancient Egypt.
Wensu was a contemporary of the Egyptian Pharaoh 18th Dynasty Thutmose (Thutmosis) III. The writer Wensu (Wensoe) praying with raised hands to the sun god. The text of his prayer is a stele to his chest.
Statue of limestone. Dated to ca. 1458 - 1425 BC (New Kingdom, 18th dynasty)
Provenance: Thebes, Egypt
Source of information: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (RMO), Leiden
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