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Steatite Statue


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Title/s

Steatite Statue

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

Male figure, squatting, inscribed: Chief lute-player Pedikhons (son of Hor and Takhbeit).

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 8.9 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

circa 664 B.C. — 332 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Ricketts and Shannon Collection 1937 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Translation: musician Khonsu-pa-khered

Documentation

  1. Manniche, L.
    (1975) Ancient Egyptian musical instruments (1975)
    [comments: p.76 n.419, p.81 n.459]
  2. Hickmann, H.
    (1954) Dieux et déesses de la musique (1954)
    [comments: p.43]
  3. Hickmann, H.
    Le metier de musicien au temps des Pharaons
    [comments: p.276 figs.13,14]
  4. Manniche, L.
    Music and Musicians in Ancient Egypt
    [comments: Plate: 20]

Material/s

steatite

Accession Number

E.55.1937 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 53601; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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