Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Statue of a courtier Ihy

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6-8
Reign:
Pepi II at earliest
Date:
ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Djoser Pyramid precinct, near, Ptolemaic tomb, cache of statues of Ihy, SAE Excavations
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 91 cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1927
Accession Number:
27.9.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Excavated by Cecil Firth, Egyptian Government Excavations at Saqqara, 1925. Purchased from the Egyptian Government by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1927.

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