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Limestone statue of a man


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Title/s

Limestone statue of a man

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

male figure, seated

Production Notes

Representing an Old Kingdom official

Field Collection

Egypt

Technique Description

carved

Dimensions

height width

Period

Fifth Dynasty
Sixth Dynasty
Old Kingdom

Date

2494 B.C. — 2345 B.C.

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Translation: chieftain Ankh-wedjes

Documentation

  1. Malek, Jaromír
    Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    (1999) Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, statues, reliefs and paintings. Vol. 8, Objects of provenance not known. Part 1, Royal statues. Private statues (Predynastic to Dynasty XVII) , Oxford : Griffith Institute (1999) Oxford: Griffith Institute [page: 277]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.35.1907 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50973; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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