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    Pink granite naophorous block-statue of Ankhkherednefer; scarab on top of the head; incised cartouches of Osorkon II on the arms; image of Osiris within the shrine; incised Hieroglyphic text round the edge of the shrine; three columns of incised Hieroglyphic text on the pointed-topped back-pillar.

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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 62 centimetres
    • Width: 28 centimetres
    • Depth: 38 centimetres
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  • Curator's comments

    PM IV, p.53
    H. Coutts, Gold of the Pharaohs, Edinburgh 1988, p. 30 [3].
    Naville, Pithom, 4, 13-14, frontispiece and pl. IV Naville, Bubastis, 1891, p. 52. R. Schulz, Die Entwicklung und Bedeutung des Kuboiden Statuentypus, 1992, p. 34 [pl.144b].
    Karl Jansen-Winkeln, Ägyptische Biographien der 22. und 23. Dynastie. Ägypten und Altes Testament 8 (1, 2). Wiesbaden 1985, pp. 269-271 (with further references), and passim.
    Helmut Brandl and Karl Jansen-Winkeln, "Fünf Denkmäler des Obersten Arztes Pa-an-meni aus der 22. Dynastie", in: Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Institutes, Abt. Kairo 64 (2008), pp. 20-22, pl. 14b.
    Helmut Brandl, Untersuchungen zur steinernen Privatplastik der Dritten Zwischenzeit: Typologie - Ikonographie - Stilistik, Berlin 2008, pp. 81-82, 314, 328-330, pls. 36-37, 156c, 162e, 180c.

    See also Naville letters to Poole (15 Feb 1883 and 12 Mar 1883) in EES archives
    Minas-Nerpel, Der Gott Chepri (OLA 154, 2006), 417, note 1145.
    Erwahnt, Die Entwicklung und Bedeutung des kuboiden Statuentypus, 595, pl. 144bHelmut Brandl, Bemerkungen zur Datierung von libyerzeitlichen Statuen aufgrund stilistischer Kriterien, in: G.P.F. Broekman, R.J. Demarée and O.E. Kaper (eds.),
    The Libyan Period in Egypt. Historical and Cultural Studies into the 21st - 24th Dynasties: Proceedings of a Conference at Leiden University, 25-27 October 2007, Egyptologische Uitgaven XXIII, Leiden 2009, pp. 78, 87 pl. VIII f.


  • Location

    On display: G4/B12

  • Condition

    fair - damage to the plinth and shrine

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  • Acquisition notes

    'Presnted by H.H. the Khedive to the Egypt Exploration Fund, and by the Fund to the Museum' (Naville, The Store-City of Pithom, 4 n.3).

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

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