Statue Base


From: Egypt | Abydos

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 69-29-147
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Abydos
Site Name Abydos
Locus Rp
Period Middle Kingdom
Date Made 1980-1630 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone | Paint
Technique Incised | Painted
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Statuette niche 2 cm. deep with rounded end. Text is lightly incised with hieroglyphs painted light blue. This is also likely an ex-voto from a citizen of Meir.

Length 16.5 cm
Width 13 cm
Thickness 9.4 cm
Credit Line Penn-Yale Expedition to Abydos, Egypt; David O'Connor and William Kelly Simpson, 1969
Other Number 69-216 - Field No SF

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