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Statue / man / woman

Description

Fired steatite pair statuette of a man named Dedu and his wife (possibly named User-Djehuty) shown standing on a rectangular podium with a rough inscription: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, probably Thebes, Middle Kingdom, 13th Dynasty, c.1795 - 1650 BC

Museum reference

A.1965.7

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Statue / man / woman

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa

Date

13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Steatite

Collection place(s)

Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

PM VIII, no. 801-404-250

Aldred, C. (1978), 'Statuaire' in Leclant, J. (ed.) Le Monde egyptien, Les Pharaons. Le Temps des pyramides. De la Prehistoire aux Hyksos (1560 av. J.-C.), 225, fig. 343

Connor, Simon (2020), Être et paraître, Statues royales et privées de la fin du Moyen Empire et de la Deuxième Période intermédiaire (1850-1550 av. J.-C.), 196, 307-8, pl. 136, fig. 6.2.8.1h

Persons and Names of the Middle Kingdom, Version 3 (name 4257; accessed March 3, 2022), https://pnm.uni-mainz.de/3/inscription/4257 doi:10.5281/zenodo.1411391

On display

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