The statuette is representing a Nubian kneeling pharaoh making an offering to the gods.
Late period, 25th Dynasty ca.774-664 B.C.
It is possible, the statuette was an votive offering, but judging from its size, -nearly twice of the other examples of the royal Kushite metal statuary,- it was more likely a piece of essential liturgical equipment of a sanctuary of Egypt or Nubia.
Solid copper alloy statuette formely clad with in precious-metal leaf.
On his pleated kiltís belt is incised a cartouche with the name of the pharaoh Psamtik II of the later 26th Dynasty (589-570 B.C.) known as well as the Saite Dynasty.