Fragment of Seated Statue
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Vertical column of inscription on the front of the kilt; two columns on the back pillar.
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Fragment of a seated statue of the Vizier and Mayor Ptahmose. His long kilt, lapped over his left side, extends nearly to his ankles. His right fist, held downward on his right knee, holds a pleated and fringed doubled piece of linen. He sits on a chair, all four sides of which are carved to imitate wood openwork
The upper part of the figure, from the waist up, is missing.
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