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Standing statue of Kaemsenu (?)

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5
Reign:
reign of Niuserre
Date:
ca, 2381–2353 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Teti Pyramid Cemetery, NW, Kaemsenu tomb probably, Firth, Egyptian Antiquities Service
Medium:
Wood, gesso, paint
Dimensions:
46 7/16 in. (118 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1926
Accession Number:
26.9.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Excavated by Firth and Gunn for the Egyptian Government 1921-22. Purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art fromt he Egyptian Government, 1926.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 112-113, fig. 66.

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