lunes, 20 de marzo de 2017

Statuette of Djehutira

Statuette of Djehutira
A male statuette, standing, wearing a curly wig which leaves the ears uncovered, and a shendit kilt with a plain belt. The arms hang down along the sides, the left leg is forward. The statuette has a back-pillar and a base in the form of a paralelepiped. There are hieroglyphic inscriptions on the pillar and on the sides of the base.
Present location MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE/MUSEO EGIZIO [05/027] FLORENCE
Inventory number 1787
Dating MIDDLE KINGDOM
Archaeological Site UNSPECIFIED
Category FIGURINE/STATUETTE
Material LIMESTONE
Technique HEWN; PAINTED
Height 17.9 cm
Width 7.3 cm
http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/detail.aspx?id=9318
Translation
An offering that the king gives to Osiris, lord of Abydos, to the gods and goddesses, that they may grant a funerary offering consisting of bread loaves, beer, oxen, fowls, to the ka of Djehutira (and) the ka of his mother Takemmeri. Ini... causes their names to live.
His sister Senhotep, Iahmes, his brother Djehuti, his brother Nebpet.
Bibliography•E. Schiaparelli, Museo Archeologico di Firenze-Antichità Egizie, Roma, 1887, pg. 192, n. 1500

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