London, South Kensington
20 October 1999
A MIDDLE KINGDOM FRAGMENTARY GRANITE BLOCK STATUE FOR THE VIZIER KHENEMES
DYNASTY XIII, REIGN OF AMENEMHET V, CIRCA 1779-1775 B.C.
The official is seated with legs folded under, the palms of his hands resting face down on his lap, on integral base with part of the back-pillar, four lines of horizontal hieroglyphic inscription across his lap including the hetep-di-nsw formula invoking Sobek, Lord of Soumenu (Gebelein), on behalf of the overseer of the Pyramid city, the Vizier, Chief of the Six Great Law Courts, Khe-nem-es, son of Sat-khenty-kety
10 x 8 in. (25.3 x 22.2 cm.); 7 in. (18.3 cm.) high
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Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, 22, 1901, p. 223.
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