NEWS: Two New Kingdom statues discovered at the Montu temple in Armant

The Egyptiana Emporium

20131112-141504.jpg One of the statues (Source: Luxor Times).

“The Minister of Antiquities announced the discovery of two Ramasside statues in Armant temple by the mission of IFAO and University of Montpellier.
The first statue is limestone and of a temple scribe called Imen Hep. The other one is diorite rock of a high priest.

According to Ali El Asfar, Vice director of the Ancient Egyptian antiquities department.

The first statue is 69cm height, 48cm width showing the high priest in a worshipping position on his knees carrying an offering table holding two Falcon heads representing the god Montu.
20131112-141648.jpgThe second statue (Source: Luxor Times).

The second statue is 92 cm height and 62 cm width shows the scribe sitting and between his hands, on his lap, a sarcophagus and niche which has a statue of God Montu inside holding an Ankh. The sides of the niche show different scenes of one…

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