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Seated Statue of Nakhtsaes

Except for the loss of the head, this statue of a man named Nakhtsaes is in unusually good condition. Nakhtsaes's name and job titles are written in the vertical strips of hieroglyphs beside his legs and feet. A rather unusual feature of this statue is that figures are shown in relief on the sides of the seat. To Nakhtsaes's left are a naked boy named Akhet-hotep and a girl or woman named Weseret-kaw, whose relationship to Nakhtsaes is not specified. The figure on his right side, who is shown writing on a piece of papyrus, is identified as "the scribe Sekhem-ka," He is equipped with a second pen, which is stuck in his hair.


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