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Unformatted text preview: were often built in honor of the pharaohs, queens, and gods. The grandeur of this dynasty was not lost on this object as neither are the long standing traditions of Egyptian sculpture that continued to play a dominant role in this period. The object represents the sixth ruler of the 18 th dynasty of Egypt, Pharaoh Thutmose III, who succeeded Queen Hatshepsut, his fathers wife. It is clear that this is the head of Pharaoh Thutmose III because The objects original function was to...
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