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 The pharaoh Menkaure and Queen Khamerernebty 


The pharaoh Menkaure and his queen


The pharaoh Menkaure and his queen


The pharaoh Menkaure and his queen

The pharaoh Menkaure and his queen


-    This is a good example of sculpture from the Old Kingdom Style in Egypt.
 
-    The sculptor would have started with a solid stone square and then chiseled and sanded it to get a smooth texture.  

The pharaoh Menkaure and his queen

The pharaoh Menkaure and his queen

-    Even in a sculpture, no on got to be bigger or higher than the pharaoh.  The Queen here is shorter and is standing further back.
 
 

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