University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:E14259F
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130 - 1980 BC
Early Date: -2131
Late Date: -1979
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Overseer
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Wooden male figure, kneeling atop the right side of the granary. His hands are positioned in front of him, resting on the edge of the top of the granary. Both hands are open, and the palms face downward. His kilt is painted white, skin is red, and hair is black. Across his chest is the white painted sash of a lector priest, extending from his right flank over his left shoulder.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Brunton, Guy, and Petrie, William M. 1924. Sedment.. London. Vol. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 7; Pl. XXView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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