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Description: Tomb statue of Maya and Meryt (Merit), detail.
Collection Ancient Egypt.
Limestone, Provenance: Sakkara (Saqqara), Egypt, ca. 1325-1310 B.C. (18th dynasty)
This image shows just couple side by side Meryt embraces her husband. The image is among the most beautiful thing could make the Egyptian artists. This statue is from Maya's tomb, where it was placed on pedestal beneath the galleries around the courtyards.
Source of information: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (RMO), Leiden, Netherlands
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