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Painted limestone statue of a squatting man sealing a jar, wearing a kilt from waist to knees. His left hand and the fingers of his right are attached to the jar, which was broken off at its base and later mended; his right forearm is restored.


  • ID
  • Department
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Said to be from tomb of Nikauinpu, location unknown, presumed to be at Giza
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    262 x 136 x 193 mm
  • Credit Line
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Accession Number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

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