domingo, 15 de marzo de 2015

Sheikh el-Beled

Probably the most celebrated private statue of the Old Kingdom, this wooden statue of Ka-Aper, also known as Sheikh el-Beled (Headman of the Village), portrays a corpulent ageing man with an expressive shrewd face. Country of Origin: Egypt . Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: late 4th/early 5th dyn. c.2450BC. Place of Origin: Saqqara. Material Size: Wood / 112 cms high. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 45.

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