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Bek  

R. Krauss

(fl c. 1340 bc). Egyptian sculptor. Bek’s career as Overseer of Works at the Red Mountain and Overseer of Sculptors coincided with the reign of Akhenaten (reg c. 1353–c. 1336 bc). Numerous fragments of statuary excavated at el-Amarna (the site of Akhenaten’s capital city) can be attributed to Bek’s workshop, making him—like his contemporary ...

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Teti  

male.

Active during the 5th dynasty.

Sculptor.

Ancient Egyptian.

Teti's name appears on an inscription on a tomb at Sakkara. It is not clear, however, whether this is the name of the artist or of King Teti, who reigned 2325-2291 BC.

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16th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Egyptian.

Thoutmosis made a large number of busts, including those of the pharaoh, Amenophis IV Akhenaton, the queen, Nefertiti, and several members of the royal household.

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R. Krauss

Egyptian sculptor. Thutmose’s official title was ‘overseer of works’ and, like his contemporary Bek, he is one of the very few Egyptian artists with whom specific works of art can be associated. His name and titles occur in a single inscription (on a horse’s blinker), found on the site of an extensive estate, comprising various ateliers and quarters for craftsmen as well as the owner’s house, at ...

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Egyptian, 20th century, male.

Born 1942, in Mansoura, now Al-Mansurah.

Sculptor.

Farouk Wahba makes bronzes. His stylised sculptures evoke the mythological forms of ancient Egypt.