<em>Statuette of a Male Deity</em>, ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E. Gneiss, 8 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (21.3 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.192. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 58.192_threequarter_SL1.jpg)

Statuette of a Male Deity

Medium: Gneiss

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (21.3 x 9.2 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 58.192

Image: 58.192_threequarter_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statuette in Chephren diorite of a standing man, perhaps a diety or nome god. Conventional pose, with left leg advanced, hands by sides, knife clasped in right hand. Plain wig, beard and Libyan phallic sheath. Sculpture stands against round-topped uninscribed stela. Preserved only to knees. Condition: Preserved only to knees. Right hand broken, left elbow chipped. Minor and scattered chips.

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