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Ramesses the Third

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emblem

A symbolic object used as an identifying mark.

standard

object carried at the top of a pole and used as an emblem or to mark a rallying point in battle

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Statue of Ramesses the Third Depicted as High Priest
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Ramesses the Third was the son and successor of Sethnakht, the founder of the Twentieth Dynasty.

The statue portrays him as a high priest, holding a long standard decorated at the top with a ram's head, emblem of the god Amun-Re.

Depicting himself as a high priest allowed Ramesses the Third to symbolically attend all ceremonies in every temple. Engraving his images on the walls and installing his statues in the temples magically ensured his presence.

Dimensions:  Height 140 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Pharaonic

Technique:

Hewn

Style:

New Kingdom

Materials:

Granite
Type Type

Type:

Statue
Map Map

Location: 

Egyptian Museum

Created: 

Karnak Cache
Timeline Timeline

Created: 

20th Dynasty

Acquired: 

1906 AD
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Ramesses the Third
Ramesses the Third

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