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Check out Top 20 African Sculptures

Sculpting is definitely an interesting art form. Slowly, over a period of centuries, these sculptures and their histories are formed. This is mostly done by sculpturing. The following list includes a wide variety of these sculptures, and they show just ...

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5 of Top 20 African Sculptures (King Tutankhamen Statues)

5) Statue of Ramesses II 6) King Tutankhamen Statues

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3 of Top 20 African Sculptures (Guinea Half Portrait of a Lady)

3) Colossus Statue of Ramesses II, Luxor, Egypt Ramesses II (differently transliterated as “Rameses”  or “Ramses”  born c. 1303 BC; kicked the bucket July or August 1213 BC; ruled 1279–1213 BC), otherwise called Ramesses the Great, was the third pharaoh ...

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1 of Top 20 African Sculptures (Colossal Enthroned Ramses II)

1) The Sphinx The Great Sphinx of Giza is the most famous statue in Africa and is an icon of Egyptian culture and a testament to their achievements. It resides on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the ...

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7 of Top 20 African Sculptures (Bust of Nefertiti)

7) Colossal Statue of Merneptah 8)Bust of Nefertiti The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, and a standout amongst the most replicated works of antiquated Egypt.  

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9 of Top 20 African Sculptures (Ptah Statues)

9) Guanches, Canary Islands Guanches is the name given to the native Berber occupants of the Canary Islands. It is accepted that they relocated to the archipelago around 1000 BC or maybe earlier, with some theorizing that they may have ...

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11 of Top 20 African Sculptures (Amenhotep III & Sobek)

11) Amenhotep III and Sobek Amenhotep III and Sobek, from Dahamsha, now in the Luxor Museum. Amenhotep III (Hellenized as Amenophis III; meaning Amun is Satisfied) otherwise called Amenhotep the Magnificent was the 19th pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty. As ...

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13 of Top 20 African Sculptures (First Ataoja)

13) First Ataoja Osogbo, Nigeria The Ataoja of Osogbo is the conventional ruler, tended to by the title of Oba. 14) The Colossi of Memnon, Egypt The Colossi of Memnon, referred to local people as el-Colossat, or es-Salamat, are two ...

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19 of Top 20 African Sculptures (African Renaissance Monument)

19 Colossal Statue of Amenhotep III Amenhotep III (infrequently read as Amenophis III; Egyptian Amāna-Ḥātpa; significance Amun is Satisfied) otherwise called Amenhotep the Magnificent was the 9th pharaoh of the 18th tradition. As per diverse creators, he managed Egypt from ...

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Top 20 African Sculptures

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