Base of a statue



Accession Number
EC266
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Second Intermediate Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Limestone)
Measurements
height 9cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Limestone statue base, left foot in front of right foot. 9.5cm high. Hieroglyphs on back pillar. Toes of right foot marked by four parallel grooves (elongated vs. natural), toenails indicated. The inscription on the back reads prt-ḫrw t ḥnḳt kꜣw ꜣpdw n kꜣ n (A voice offering of bread, beer, cattle, fowl, for the kA of ...). The statue is typical for local elites in Upper Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period.

Inscription

prt-ḫrw t ḥnḳt kꜣw ꜣpdw n kꜣ n A voice offering of bread, beer, cattle, fowl, for the kA of ...

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 13 Dec 2020

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