The statue pictured on this coin is considered one of the true masterpieces of Ancient Egyptian art, it is 11 cm high and is made of oflvory. The two horns and ears are missing . It is not known why such a beautiful statue was made, probably commissioned by somearistocrat. The statue was in the possession of of Howard Carter at the time of the discovery of the tomb of king Tutankhamen and had been originally found in Luxor. It is currently displayed at the Metropolitan Museum in New York.