University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:59-23-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date Made: 1938-1630 BC
Early Date: -1938
Late Date: 1938-1630 BC
Four Figures
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 42.5 cm
Width: 34 cm
Depth: 12 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Nasli M. Heermaneck, 1959


Statue group of a family with a father and mother on the left and their two sons beside them. The son, Pepi is identified as the donor of this statue. The physiognomy of the group reflects royal figures of the 12th/13th dyns. with large ears, heavy lidded eyes.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition


[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: 128-129View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 21/8View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 2013. Quest for Treasures: Searching for Lost Empires.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 242View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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