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Object Number:E10751
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies Gallery)
Currently On Display
Provenience: Sudan
Locus: K8
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Thirteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1840-1640 BC
Early Date: -1840
Late Date: -1640
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 28.45 cm
Width: 7.37 cm
Depth: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910
Other Number: 0304 - Cast Number


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


[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 5,12./ Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 126-127/34View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fishman, Bernard, and O'Connor, David B., and Silverman, David P., and Fleming, Stuart J. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 158-59View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Woolley, Charles L., and Randall-MacIver, David. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VII, Buhen (text).. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 234View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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