STATUE OF QUEEN AMANIMALEL
Height. 141 cm, Width. 50 cm, Depth. 48
Provenance : Djébel Barkal, temple B 700, trench A.
University - MFA Boston Expedition, April 1916, No. inv. 16-4-26.
period, 643-623 B.C.
Khartum National Museum, No 1843.
The statue of the wife of King Sensamanisken, slightly
smaller than life-size, is one of the chefs-d'oeuvre of the Kingdom Of Napata.
It integrates a type of ancient Egyptian statuary into an independant stylistic
concept so perfectly that one can draw an artistic parallel identical with that
linking the Greek Kouros to its formal model, the Egyptian statue, in its
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