Statue

E10751

From: Sudan | Nubia | Buhen

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E10751
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sudan | Nubia | Buhen
Locus K8
Period Middle Kingdom | Twelfth Dynasty | Thirteenth Dynasty
Date Made 1840-1640 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Enstatite
Iconography Man | Merer | Inscription
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic
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 28.45 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

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