Statue of Amenemheb

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Statue of a man named Amenemheb, seated on the ground with knees raised to chin and resting his arms on knees. He wears long full wig and is clad in a long close fitting garment. On his chin is a false beard. Between the hands is the cartouche of Merenptah. Down the front of the legs is a column of text. On the sides of the figures are two inscriptions. On either side of the wig are figures of a jackel-headed diety standing, with one arm raised. Preservation: base and inscription slightly chipped. The statue was destroyed in the Second World War. Translation of the Front Panel: The Osiris, the Royal Scribe of the Offering Table, Amenemheb, true of voice. Translation of the Right Side Panel: An offering which the king gives to Osiris, Foremost of the Westerners, Great God, Lord of Abydos, that he may give invocation offerings of bread and beer, oxen and fowl, libations, wine, milk and vegetables and everything good and pure which the sky gives, the earth brings forth and the Nile/Hapi brings from his cavern, for the Ka of the Royal Scribe of the Offering Table, Amenemheb, true of voice, revered. Translation of the Left Side Panel: An offering which the king gives to Osiris, Lord of Eternity, King of the Gods, that he may cause that my image endures, resting in the Valley, your ... ? ... his ... ? ... his eyes will see your beautiful appearance for the Ka of the Royal Scribe of the Offering Table of the Lord of the Two Lands, Amenemheb, true of voice and revered. Translation of the Back Plinth: A boon which the king gives to Osiris, [Foremost] of the Westerners, that he may give invocation offerings of bread and beer for the Ka of the Royal Scribe of the Offering Table, Amenemheb, true of voice.