Figure of a King



Cast solid alloy copper statuette of a king kneeling, wearing uraeus and beard. There is a peg but no base. Part of a composite piece with other parts now missing. Compare with EA22920 in the British Museum, a king kneeling before a bronze bull. Described by Professor Percy Newberry as being of a “fair technique” and dating to the Saite Period or later. Treated with Benzotriazol, August 1987 and repeat treatment in 1988.