<em>Seated Statue of the Superintendent of the Granary Irukaptah</em>, ca. 2425-2350 B.C.E. Limestone, 29 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 17 in., 178.5 lb. (74.9 x 29.2 x 43.2 cm, 80.97kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.20E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.20E_front_PS1.jpg)

Seated Statue of the Superintendent of the Granary Irukaptah

Medium: Limestone

Dates:ca. 2425-2350 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 17 in., 178.5 lb. (74.9 x 29.2 x 43.2 cm, 80.97kg)

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Accession Number: 37.20E

Image: 37.20E_front_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone seated figure of a man. Hands in the “Chephren” pose. He wears a triangular kilt. Sides and rear of seat decorated with figures in relief. This statue has been identified as a representation of Irukaptah: a man known from, among other things, 37.17E, 37.18E, and 37.19E. Condition: The nose is missing and the face much pit-marked. The right hand corner of the skirt is missing as well. No traces of paint survive. Minor scratches and chips on all surfaces – especially the chest and pectorals. Right rear corner of seat is missing.

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