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Sphinx of Taharqa.
7th c BCE Nubian (Nubian Kushite) Sculpture

NUBIAN Anonymous (active c. 3800 BCE - present)
NUBIAN Anonymous (active c. 3800 BCE - present) Primary
c. 680 BCE
7th c BCE
Granite
(Nubian Kushite)
Statue
El Kawa (Kawa). Upper Nubia. Sudan.
London. British Museum.
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The kings of the 25th Dynasty (c. 747-656 BCE) built temples at Kawa in Upper Nubia (Sudan) to the god Amun. This statue was found in the center of Temple T constructed by King Taharqa in the sixth year of his reign (690-664 BCE).

Caption: EGYPTIAN XXV DYNASTY Anonymous | Sphinx of Taharqa (Taharqo). | c. 680 BCE | Nubian | Nubian Kushite

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