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Seated statue of Sehetepib Senaaib

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This is a statue of and ancient Egyptian official, the Chief of the Council of Upper Egypt, Sehetepib Senaaib, Son of Dedetankhet. He is shows seated on a chair with hands resting on his lap with palms down. He wears a full-length robe. There is one line of hieroglyphic inscription on the...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 6(1) in loose undisturbed debris about 80 cm under the surface. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: July 2, 1914)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, dynasty 13, 1780–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: Height 84.5 x Width of base36 x Length of base 39 cm (33 1/4 x 14 3/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.721

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture