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Broken limestone standing statue of Hetepheres, wife of Itisen and mother of Rawer (owner of G 8988). Probably originally part of a family sculptural group of five figures that included her husband, son, and grandchildren.


  • ID
  • Department
    Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Unknown, possibly G 8988
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    H: 54.1 inches W: 17.6 inches D: 10.4 inches
  • Credit Line
    Worcester Art Museum
  • Object Ownership Information
    Worcester Art Museum
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Hetepheres (in G 8988)
  • Object owned by
    Worcester Art Museum
  • Notes
    Purchased by Worcester Art Museum in 1931.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 8988

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)

Published Documents 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Hetepheres (in G 8988)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife of Itisen and mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Rawer (owner of G 8988). Appears in family group statue of Rawer and in tomb relief (eastern wall of vestibule) standing before her son, identified in both places as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8988. Also probable owner of broken standing statue (WAM_1934.48); possibly from G 8988.

Institutions 1