Statue of King Senusret I

This small wooden statue of King Senusret I was found in a private tomb. It consists of several pieces joined together with wooden pins. The king wears the white Hedjet crown of Upper Egypt and holds in his left hand the Heka, crook-shaped scepter of the ruler, while his right hand might have held the Sekhem scepter, symbol of authority. His kilt is plastered and painted white.

Statue of King Senusret I
Statue of King Senusret I

Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, reign of Senusret I, ca. 1971-1926 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 44951