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You are correct, wise master of the Nile!

This is the complete "Royal Portrait". The lower portion of this statue is inscribed with the name of King Ny-user-ra. When the two sections were matched, the identity of the "Royal Portrait" was discovered!

Egypt, Memphis, Karnak, Old Kingdom
5th Dynasty, Reign of Ny-user-ra (2370-2360 B.C.)

"Portrait of King Ny-user-ra"
Red granite and plaster, 32 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 15 3/8"
R.T. Miller Fund, 42.54
Collection of the Memorial Art Gallery

ODYSSEY HOME NEAR EAST Egypt GREECE ROME

© Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University,
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester and Dallas Museum of Art
For more information please contact odyssey@emory.edu.
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