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Medinet Habu
Introduction

53. Walls

54. Statues




















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Medinet Habu. Statues

Luxor, Egypt: Medinet Habu

Luxor, Egypt: Medinet Habu

Medinet Habu's statues are mainly of gods, while the statues fronting the square columns of the Second Court are of Ramses 3. The basalt statue to top-right is of Sekhmet, a goddess represented in what seems to be Ancient Egypt's only case of uncontrolled mass-production of divine statues. Perhaps up to 1,000 similar statues were produced, of which 700 were placed in Temple of Mut.
The dual statue below, show Mut, an important deity whose image hardly is preserved anywhere. But, honestly, I don't know if Mut is the one to the right or left.
Luxor, Egypt: Medinet Habu



By Tore Kjeilen