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Standing statue of a man called Nefer with left leg forward, wearing a long wig, wide collar and a kilt; his arms along the body; painted. Inscribed [GLYPHS] [sHD mDHw pr-nswt nfr] inspector of carpenters of the palace, Nefer.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_11855
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Giza
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    55.0 x 16.0 x 23.5 cm; 10850 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_35564
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15816
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    Montague Ballard, British
  • Owner
    Nefer
  • Notes
    From excavations of Montague Ballard, April 1902
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Bollard; Nefer; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_35564; EMC_SR_2.15816

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nefer

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp005LR

Modern People

  • Montague Ballard

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Member of British Parliament; conducted excavations at Giza (1901-1902) with Maspero's reluctant permission