EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE ANTIQUITIES King Amenemhet III Face Sculpture 1991-1782 BC

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller luxor-egypt (275) 95.4%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 164056416895 EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES ANTIQUITIES ARTIFACTS King Amenemhet III Face Sculpture 1991-1782 BCDescription: This Small Stone Sculpture Is the Portrait of a King Amenemhet III .Masterly Portrait of the Last of the Major Rulers of the Dynasty 12 - Middle KingdomAmenemhet III, Also Called Amenemhet III, King of Ancient Egypt (Reigned 1818–1770 Bc) of the 12th Dynasty, Who Brought Middle Kingdom Egypt (C. 1938-1630 Bc) to a Peak of Economic Prosperity by Completing a System to Regulate the Inflow of Water into Lake Moeris, in the Al-Fayyum Depression Southwest of Cairo. the Resulting Stabilization of the Water Level Also Drained Some of the Marshes That Had Surrounded the Old Lake. as Part of This Great Work, the Labyrinth Described by the Greek Historian Herodotus Was Probably Built Nearby, South of One of Amenemhet’s Pyramids at Hawara, in Al-Fayyum. It Was Probably a Multifunctional Building-palace, Temple, Town, and Administrative Centre. to Celebrate the Reclamation of 153,600 Acres (62,200 Hectares) of Land for Agricultural Use, Amenemhet Erected Two Colossi of Himself Nearby, Also Described by Herodotus. a Second Pyramid, Located at Dahshur, Was Built for His Interment.Amenemhet Also Worked the Turquoise Mines at Sinai with Unprecedented Intensity. Permanent Quarters Were Erected for the Miners, with Wells Nearby and Fortifications to Repel Bedouin Raiders. a Temple to the Goddess Hathor Was Also Built. Quarries Throughout Egypt and Nubia, to the South, Likewise Were the Site of Much Activity to Support the King’s Building Enterprises. Except for Minor Punitive Raids, His Reign Was Nubia Amenemhet Retained the Empire Won by His Predecessors. Artifacts of His Reign Have Been Found from as Far South as the Third Cataract of the Nile to as Far Northeast as Byblos, an Important Seaport in Lebanon, an Indication of Egypt’s Primacy as a Commercial Power. His Was the Last Long and Successful Reign of the 12th Dynasty (1938- c. 1756 Bc).this Small Stone Sculpture Is the Portrait of a King Amenemhet III .Masterly Portrait of the Last of the Major Rulers of the Dynasty 12 - Middle Kingdom.Object Type: Sculpture-FigureCondition: Good / Some Surface Worn And A Little Scratches (As Shown In Pictures)Dimensions: (Height:14.5 cm / 5.70 inch) -(Width:10 cm / 3.93 Inch)Weight: 713 gmMaterials: StoneCulture/period: Middle KingdomObject Place: (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Luxor)Acquisition / Purchased from: Purchased In Auction House By Me in Egypt / Luxor City As a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since ThenAcquisition Date: 1969(Provenance)After Purchasing The Object A Scanned Copy Of The Certificate Of Ownership And A video Link With Some Pictures And More Detailed Information About The Object Will Be Sent to Your Email Address Which Appear In The Purchasing Info With your transaction Within One week.I Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1969 as a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since ThenI Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind(The Certificate of Ownership Contain The Information Below) Name & Hand-Signature of the Current OwnerPrevious & Current Owner Addresses / Contact InformationObject NameObject ConditionObject DimensionsObject Country / City of Origin- We Ship Internationally with DHL Express And We Don't Ship (Friday) Because It's A Day Off In Egypt - The Postal Delivery Time to Different Countries and Areas Is Different So Please Wait Patiently and Give Your Package Enough Time to Arrive. - If You Have Any Issue With Your Purchased Object So Please Contact Me Directly And I Will Do My Best to Assist You And Solve Your Issue As Soon As I Can. Condition: Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), Provenance: Ownership History Available, Material: Stone, Type: Egyptian Antiques Antiquities Artifacts, Object Type: Figure-Sculpture-Statue

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