Block statue of Prehotep

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II
1279–1213 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height: 67 cm (26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1891

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Smoothed, gray granite; nose, elbows, and base battered; front covered with incised hieroglyphics; figure sitting with knees to chest and arms croseed on top of knees.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription