Saturday, 8 March 2014

Egyptian Princess Sculpture Unearthed in Luxor

From my latest article for The Art Newspaper...

Archaeologists working at Luxor, Egypt, have uncovered a statue of an Egyptian princess named Iset, the daughter of King Amenhotep III, who ruled around 1388BC-1348BC, and Queen Tiye. Though the face of the calcite statue has been eroded and the feet remain to be discovered, the princess’s round wig can be clearly seen and she holds a menat-necklace, an item associated with the goddess Hathor.

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