sábado, 2 de agosto de 2014


The two block statues of Hotep in Cairo Museum are the earliest known examples of what was to become a popular form. Unlike later images the seated figure is represented in a high-armed sedan chair, an indicator of high social status. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Middle Kingdom, Twelfth Dynasty. c.1950 BC. Place of Origin: Saqqara Material Size: grey granite H=73 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/The Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 46.

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