Metropolitan Museum Of Art: ‘Haremhab, The General Who Became King’ Exhibit

King Tut Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Tut Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
Detail of a stone statue "Haremhab as a Scribe", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aya, ca. 1328?1316 B.C., on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This statue is the most famous three-dimentional image of Haremhab, commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun's army. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A stone statue "Haremhab as a Scribe", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aya, ca. 1328?1316 B.C., on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This statue is the most famous three-dimentional image of Haremhab, commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A woman views a stone statue "Haremhab as a Scribe", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aya, ca. 1328?1316 B.C., on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This statue is the most famous three-dimentional image of Haremhab, commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A man views a stone statue "Haremhab as a Scribe", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aya, ca. 1328?1316 B.C., on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This statue is the most famous three-dimentional image of Haremhab, commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A stone statue "The Royal Scribe Nebmerutef with the Baboon of the God Thoth", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1389?1349 B.C., on loan from the Louvre Museum, on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A man views a stone statue "Royal Head, Perhaps of King Haremhab", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, Aya, or Haremhab, ca. 1328?1302 B.C., on loan from a private collection, on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A stone statue "Royal Head, Perhaps of King Haremhab", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, Aya, or Haremhab, ca. 1328?1302 B.C., on loan from a private collection, on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A woman views works on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A man views works including an axe (R), sickle sword (L) and a scale reproduction of a chariot (C) on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
A limestone tablet, "King Haremhab Offering", New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, ca. 1316-1302 B.C., on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
King Haremhab Exhibit--Metropolitan Museum Of Art
An "Ancient Model of a Granary", from Thebes, tomb of Meketre, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 12, ca. 1981-1976 B.C., on display Novermber 15, 2010 in the exhibition "Haremhab, The General Who Became King" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Haremhab was commander-in-chief of King Tutankhamun?s army, later, as the last king of Dynasty 18, Haremhab instituted laws that secured the rights of civilians and curbed abuses perpetrated by powerful groups, including the army.. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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