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Object Number:59-23-1
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date Made: 1938-1630 BCE
Early Date: -1938
Late Date: -1630
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Basalt
Iconography:Family
Four Figures
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 42.5 cm
Width: 34 cm
Depth: 12 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Nasli M. Heermaneck, 1959

Description

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
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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