Statue of Prince Horemakhet (701-690 BC) - Son of King Shabaka and High Priest of Amun in Thebes during the reign of his father and his two successors. He is shown wearing the Egyptian garment but his face is typically Kushite. Nubia Museum, Aswan, Egypt
ca. 2600–2350 B.C.E. Mesopotamia. Vessel stand with ibex support Early Dynastic III, Culture: Sumerian. Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli. Metalwork formed by the sophisticated lost wax technique. Prob. used to hold offerings at temple rituals.