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Triad / man / woman


Triad statuette in fired steatite of a man standing between two women: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, probably Abydos, Late Middle Kingdom, c.1855 -1650 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Triad / man / woman

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

Middle Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian



Collection place(s)

Abydos, Upper Egypt, 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


PM VIII no. 801-402-300

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.), 300, fig. 345

Aldred, C. (1987) The Egyptians, 37, fig. 16

Delange, E. (1987), Catalogue des statues égyptiennes du Moyen empire: 2060-1560 avant J.-C., 95

Bourriau, J. (1988), Pharaohs and mortals: Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom, 70-71, no. 56

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. 140, fig. 6.3.2c

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