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Statue of Tepemankh as a Scribe

Statue of Tepemankh as a Scribe
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Aly and M. Magdy

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Ancient Egyptian Antiquities

Statue of Tepemankh as a Scribe

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues
Date:
Ancient Egyptian period, Fifth Dynasty (2494-2345 BCE) or Sixth Dynasty (2345-2181 BCE)
Provenance:
Upper Egypt, Giza, Saqqara (Tomb D10, North of the Step Pyramid)
Material(s):
  • Rock, limestone
  • Rock, granite, pink granite
Height (including the base): 
54 cm
Hall:
Ancient Egyptian Antiquities



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Ludwig Borchardt, Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire: Statuen und Statuetten von Königen und Privatleuten im Museum von Kairo: Nr 1-1294 , Teil 1, Text und Taffln zu Nr. 1-380 (Berlin: Reichsdruckerei, 1911): 116; Blatt 36, Nr. 162.
  • Auguste Mariette and G. Maspero, Les mastabas de l'Ancien Empire: fragment du dernier ouvrage d’Auguste Édouard Mariette (Paris: F. Vieweg, 1889): 193-195; 456-457.
  • Bertha Porter, Rosalind L. B. Moss, Ethel W. Burney and Jaromir Malek, Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs, and paintings. Vol. III: Memphis, Part 2: Saqqara to Dahshur (Oxford: Griffith Institute, 1981): 483.
  • Hermann Ranke, Die ägyptischen Personennamen I, Verzeichnis der Namen (Glückstadt: J. J. Augustin, 1935): 380, 2.

 

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