Jul 2, 2007
Jul 2, 2007

Bust of Ankh-Hor

Bust of Ankh-Hor

525–404 BC


Overall: 21.5 x 15 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1914.662


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The black volcanic basalt stone imparts a sleek appearance to this revered temple statue.


This bust of Ankh-Hor comprises the top portion of a temple statue. From the position of the arms, it is evident that it originally belonged to a striding figure holding a naos, or shrine, containing the image of a deity. His high-waisted wraparound robe, fashionable during the Persian period (Dynasty 27) when this figure was carved, would have reached to his ankles.

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