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Wooden Statue


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Title/s

Wooden Statue

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

Male figure, standing, priest holding statuette of the god Ptah. Priest - Regulator of the House of Ptah, called Nefertum, son of Sep. The statue seems to have been dedicated by his (Nefertum's) son on his behalf.

Field Collection

Saqqara Egypt

Dimensions

height 64 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

circa 664 B.C. — 332 B.C.

Provenance

given: Egypt Exploration Society 1969 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Emery, W.B.
    (1967) Preliminary Report on the Excavations at North Saqqara 1966-67 (1967)
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (
    [comments: pl. 21, 4]
  2. Martin, G.T.
    The tomb of Hetepka and other reliefs and inscriptions from the Sacred Animal Necropolis, North Saqqara 1964-1973
    [comments: 59, no. 204]
  3. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Malek, Jaromír
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.3, Memphis. Part 2, Saqqâra to Dahshûr. Fascicle 3
    [comments: 2nd edition]

Material/s

gesso (surface)

wood

Accession Number

E.8.1969 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 62989; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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