Statue of Idi

Old Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103

Idi was a high official of the Sixth Dynasty, possibly identical with a vizier of the name name buried at Abydos. The animation of his face's large features and the minimal modeling of his body are elements of a style that originated late in the Fifth Dynasty at Saqqara and spread during the Sixth Dynasty to the provinces.

#3270. Statue of Idi

Statue of Idi, Limestone

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