Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 59-23-1
Current Location Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display
Provenience Egypt
Period Middle Kingdom
Date Made 1938-1630 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Basalt
Iconography Family | Four Figures
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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. Each of the four figures is inscribed with an offering formula, titles and a personal name.

Height 42.5 cm
Width 34 cm
Depth 12 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Nasli M. Heermaneck, 1959

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