Limestone standing pair statue of Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); primary (larger) figure of Sabu standing with left leg advanced and arms at siges, wearing kilt and broadcollar, secondary figure (smaller, knee height of larger figure) of Irkaptah stands to proper right, young nude male figure with close shaven hair, inscriptions on base of statue: (in front of man): [jmj-r Hmwt mr(?) sAbw] "the overseer of craftsmen of weaving(?), Sabu", (in front of boy): [sA=f n Xt=f jrk[A]ptH] "his son of his body, Irkaptah"; lower arms of primary figure missing.
- Hearst Museum, Berkeley
- G 1402, in pit
- Limestone, paint
- 46.5 x 18.7 cm (18 5/16 x 7 3/8 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
- Irkaptah (in G 1402)
- Sabu (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, pp. 19-20, pl. 30b.
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.
- Type Attested
- Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19803) inscribed for Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); found displaced from serdab in G 1402.
- Type Owner
- Remarks Owner of G 1402. Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19803) inscribed for Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel. Sabu identified on both as [jmj-r Hmwtjw mr(?)] overseer of the craftsmen of weaving(?).
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