Tall Tut, Front View

Colossal Statue of Tutankhamun, Dyn. 18, ca. 1334-1325 BCE
Height 525 cm, OIM E14088
Photo ©Joan Ann Lansberry, 2010


Photo ©Joan Ann Lansberry, 2010

This tall statue is the first thing you see when you enter the Egyptian galleries at the Oriental Museum. It has a controversy surrounding it. The original parts are only the torso and head. It was restored in the 1930's following the model of a similar statue at the Cairo museum.