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Object Number: E10751
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
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
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

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."


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

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

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