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Block Statue of Nespamedu, son of Paiunhor and Tanethut

Ptolemaic Period
305–30 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Karnak, Temple of Amun, Cachette
H. 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.); W. 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); D. 20.5 cm (8 1/6 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by Georges Legrain in the Karnak Cachette, probably 1904. Purchased by the museum from Michael Casira, Cairo, 1907. Included in the online database of the Karnak Cachette.

Lythgoe, Albert M. 1907. "Recent Egyptian Acquisitions." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 12 (December), p. 195.

Klotz, David 2009. "The Theban Cult of Chonsu the Child in the Ptolemaic Period." In Documents de Théologie Thébaines Tardives I, CENiM 3, p. 116 fn. 140, p. 120 fn. 167.

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