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Object Number:
E10751
Current Location:
Provenience:
Sudan
Nubia
Buhen
Locus:
K8
Period:
Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Thirteenth Dynasty
Date Made:
1840-1640 BC
Early Date:
-1840
Late Date:
-1640
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Diorite
Iconography:
Man
Merer
Inscription
Description:
Standing Statue of Merer wearing a long, high-waisted kilt. His head is shaved/bald. His left foot is advanced in a striding pose. There is an inscription on the base with a dedication to Ptah-Sokar and identifying him: "The gardener Merer, born of the lady of the house Neferu."
Height:
28.45cm
Width:
7.37cm
Depth:
12.7cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910
Other Number:
0304   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980 - 15 Feb 2016)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5,12./1.6.1.20
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126-127/34
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[Book] Fleming, Stuart, et al. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25
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[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 158-59
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[Book] Randall-MacIver, David & Woolley, C. Leonard. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VII, Buhen (text). : Page/Fig./Plate: 234
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