Limestone seated statue of Isran; seated female figure, wearing shoulder length wig with twisted curls, sheath dress with red band near hem, broadcollar (drop beads in turquoise paint remain in a few places along bottom), bracelets, and anklets, skin painted yellow, based painted black, inscribed vertically on front of seat: [mjtrt jsrAn] "the palace employee, Isran".
- Hearst Museum, Berkeley
- G 1402, in pit
- 41 x 14.5 cm (16 1/8 x 5 11/16 in)
- Credit Line
- Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Egyptian Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
- Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
- Date of Register Entry
- Isran (in G 1402)
- Object owned by
- Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Statues and Statuettes in the Museum of Anthropology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 5. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1930, p. 18, pls. 27b, 28a.
Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 64.
Thomas, Nancy, ed. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995, p. 130, cat. 42.
- Type Owner
- Remarks Wife of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone seated statue (Hearst 6-19802) inscribed for Isran, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Appears on limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran (whose name is damaged with only "j", "A" and "n" preserved) presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.
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