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Statue of a seated scribe

Red granite seated scribe, uninscribed. Broken at waist but about complete. Face, and right knee damaged; front of base broken off. Apparently portrait of Seshemnefer I.


From Giza G 2200 B. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

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Medium or Technique

Red Granite


The Ancient World