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Statue / man


Greywacke standing statue of a man named Mesehi (?) with a shaved head, wearing a long pleated kilt with a weft-fringe: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 13th Dynasty, c.1855 - 1650 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Statue / man

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian



Collection place(s)

Egypt, Northern Africa


  • 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


Bouriau, Janine (1988), Pharaohs and Mortals: Egyptian Art in the Middle Kingdom (Cambridge University Press), no. 51, pp. 65-66

Kothay, K. (2007), A Defective Statuette from the Thirteenth Dynasty and the Sculptural Production of the Late Middle Kingdom, Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts 106–107, p. 25, n. 22

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.), 307, pl. 139, fig. 6.3.1h

Aldred, C. 1953. “The Statue Head of a Tuthmoside Monarch.” Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 39: 48–49.

Bochi, P. A. 1996. “Of Lines, Linen, and Language: A Study of a Patterned Textile and its Interweaving with Egyptian Beliefs.” Chronique d’Égypte 71, fig. 18

Persons and Names of the Middle Kingdom, Version 3 (name 4402; accessed March 2, 2022), doi:10.5281/zenodo.1411391

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