From Egypt; Probably from Memphite Region, Saqqara
h. 57 cm (22 7/16 in); w. 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in); d. 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in)
Rogers Fund, 1952
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
This statue represents the granary official Nikare with his family. His wife, Khuennub, kneels at his left and a daughter, Khuennebti stands at his right. Another statue of Nikare in the collection represents him as a scribe (48.67)
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Employee of the Granary, Nikare.
Formerly Levi de Ben-Zion Collection, Paris (purchased by him from Joseph Khawam, Cairo, between 1936-39). Purchased for the Museum in Paris from Paul Mallon, 1952.
Metropolitan Museum of Art 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, p. 40.