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Statue group of the god Horus and King Haremhab

18th Dynasty, reign of Haremhab, 1343–1315 BC, Fundort unbekannt



Statue group of the god Horus and King Haremhab

The king wears the nemes-headcloth with uraeus-serpent and the Double Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Horus is depicted with a man’s body but the head of a falcon. As early as the Early Dynastic Period, Horus was worshipped as a sun god and god of the heavens. Like the king, he wears a pleated kilt and the Double Crown.

Location: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Raum IX

Object data

Object Name





New Kingdom


18th Dynasty, reign of Haremhab, 1343–1315 BC




H 153 cm , B 73 cm, T 77 cm, G (inkl. Sockel) 942 kg

Image rights

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Ägyptisch - Orientalische Sammlung

Inv. No.

Ägyptische Sammlung, INV 8301


1918, acquired with the property of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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