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Statue Base

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

Description

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.

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David B., and Simpson, William K. 1995. Inscribed Material From the Pennsylvania - Yale Excavations at Abydos.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 39-40View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 157/64View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Simpson, William K. 1995. Inscribed Material from the Pennsylvania-Yale Excavations at Abydos.. Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt 6. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, fig. 64, pl. 8BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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