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Statue / man


Black granite statue of the Controller of Priests Amenyseneb seated with his hands upon his knees, wearing a shoulder-length wig, inscribed across his chest and down his kilt: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Abydos, Tomb 452, Middle Kingdom, 13th Dynasty, c.1765 - 1712 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Statue / man

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian



Collection place(s)

Abydos, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Rea, James


  • 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


Vandier, Manuel III, p. 320 n. 4

Snape, (1986) 'Mortuary Assemblages from Abydos', PhD thesis Liverpool, p. 251, pl. 25

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.), 189, 307, pl. 108, fig. 4.9.2d

Persons and Names of the Middle Kingdom, Version 3 (name 3594; accessed March 2, 2022), doi:10.5281/zenodo.1411391

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