Ahmose, also known as Ruru
Schist (Graywacke), 15 x 5 1/4 x 7 1/2in. (38.1 x 13.4 x 19cm)
New Kingdom, joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III, ca. 1478-1458 B.C.E.
Provenance not known
Brooklyn #61.196, Charles Edwin Wilbour fund
Photo © Joan Lansberry, May 2008
From the info card|
"Middle Kingdom style influence Eighteenth Dynasty royal and nonroyal sculpture and relief until the middle of the dynasty. This seated figure represents a man named Ahmose, who the inscription reveals was commonly known as Ruru. The artist depicted Ahmose in a wig and a cloak derived from Middle Kingdom prototypes":