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Statue / scribe

Description

Reconstructed block statue in red sandstone of the scribe May squatting in a cloak, his hands clenched upon his knees: Ancient Egyptian, Sinai, Serabit el-Khadim, 19th Dynasty

Museum reference

A.1905.284.4

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Statue / scribe

Production information

ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

19th Dynasty

Materials

Sandstone

Physical description

Red sandstone

Collection place(s)

Serabit el-Khadim, Sinai, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Excavator: Egypt Exploration Fund
Seti I

Exhibitions

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

References

Peet and Gardiner 'Inscriptions of Sinai' No 231.

Schulz, Regine, 'Die Entwicklung und Bedeutung des kuboiden Statuentypus' Vol. 1, (Gerstenberg, 1992) p. 145.

On display

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