Granodiorite statue in the form of Mutemwia, wife of Thutmose IV and mother of Amenhotep III, in the guise of the goddess Mut, protected by the wings of a vulture and enthroned upon a sacred boat, the upper-body is broken away, the hands were placed on the thighs and the right holds an ankh, part of the head of the figure is also preserved (see EA 43A), the prow is elaborated with Hathor-heads and the base of a sistrum, the stern is wanting; hieroglyphs, at the feet of the figure, give the name and titles of the queen and each side of the boat is incised with a wedjat-eye and an elongated-cartouche also giving the name and titles of the queen, the prow is inscribed with cartouches containing the prenomen and nomen of Amenhotep III. Part of the face and modius from a granodiorite sculpture of Queen Mutemwia enthroned aboard a barque.
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