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Painted limestone statue of a man kneeling on his right knee, using a blowpipe to smelt metal(?) in a badly broken crucible, which rests on four supports projecting from its base.


  • ID
  • Department
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Said to be from tomb of Nikauinpu, location unknown, presumed to be at Giza
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    113 x 54 x 99 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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