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Wooden Statue

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Wooden Statue






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


height 64 cm


Late Period


circa 664 B.C. — 332 B.C.


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


  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]


gesso (surface)


Accession Number

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

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