- Museum number
Granodiorite statue of a cloaked man: the man's handsome face, grave but serene, is beautifully in harmony with the submissive quality of his pose. His feet and the plinth are lost.
- Production date
- 1850BC (circa)
Height: 63 centimetres
Width: 14 centimetres
Depth: 20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
B. Porter & R. Moss, 'Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings' IV (Oxford, 1934), p.65;
'Art and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt' [exhibition catalogue] (Japan, 1999-2000), No 9;
P. Nicholson and I. Shaw, 'Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology' (Cambridge, 2000), p. 37 fig. 2.13;
H. Moore, 'Henry Moore at the British Museum' (New York, 1981), pp. 32-33;
P. Vernus, 'Athribis' in 'Bibliothèque d’Étude' 74, Doc. 7, p. 8.
Fay, B. 2015. Thoughts on the Sculpture of Sesostris I and Amenemhat II, Inspired by the Meket-re Study Day, in: Miniaci, G. and Grajetzki, W. (eds), The World of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1500BC) I, MKS I: 81-84. London.
Note that Fay refers to the wrong EA number.
- Not on display
- incomplete - feet and plinth lost
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number