<em>Statue of Hori Represented as a Scribe</em>, ca. 1295–1185 B.C.E. Faience, 5 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 in. (13.3 x 6.6 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.257E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.257E_37.148E_GRPA_glass_bw_SL4.jpg)

Statue of Hori Represented as a Scribe

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1295–1185 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 in. (13.3 x 6.6 x 3 cm) mount (dimensions as installed): 9 × 2 3/4 × 1 5/8 in. (22.9 × 7 × 4.1 cm)


Accession Number: 37.257E

Image: 37.257E_37.148E_GRPA_glass_bw_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small glazed faience statue of the “Administrator of the House of Amun” names Hori. The figure is glazed white with details given in black. Hori stands (the figure is not preserved from just below the knees down) wearing a long double wig (glazed black), an elaborate tunic with pleated sleeves, and a pleated skirt with stiff triangular apron. Down the front of the apron is a column of text. He holds at his waist, in his left hand, a papyrus roll. He holds a scribes writing equipment against his apron in his right hand. Brows and eyes are glazed black. The brows dip slightly at the root of the nose, and the eyes are long. Condition: Lower part of legs and feet missing; tan incrustation in hollows of pleats and on much of the body.

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