Maker Egyptian
  • Pair Statue of Mery and his wife Saty
Date between 1390 and 1350 BC
Medium Carved Limestone
Dimensions Overall: 13 5/16 × 7 3/8 × 6 1/2 inches (33.9 × 18.7 × 16.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Bloom Fund, Cleo and Lester Gruber Fund, Donna Jacobs Memorial Fund, Ancient Art General Fund, Antiquaries Fund, Ralph Harmon Booth Bequest Fund, Abraham Borman Family Fund, Mary Martin Semmes Fund, Edna Burian Skelton Fund, Joseph H. Parsons Fund, Deroy General Acquisition Fund, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, with funds from Tariq and Helen Daoud, Stanford C. Stoddard, Marjorie M. Fisher, William and Janis Wetsman, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eisenberg, Lewis and Dorothy Barnes and the Volunteer Committee
Accession Number 2001.127
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian W160, Level 1 (see map)
(Christie's South Kensington, London, England);
October 5, 2000, purchased by (Charles Ede, Ltd., London, England);
2001-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Peck, William H. “The Standard-Bearer Mery and His Wife Sati: An Egyptian Pair Statue from the Time of Amenhotep III.” Bulletin of the DIA 79, no. 1/2 (2005): pp. 12–19.