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Ancient Egyptian Dignitary from Memphis (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Ancient Egyptian Dignitary from Memphis

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 November 2017

This relief made around c. 1250 BCE depicts what a male dignitary or government official from the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis would look like during the New Kingdom Period (c. 1550-1077 BCE). This stone relief was likely made in either Thebes or Memphis. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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