The Seated Man is a representation of someone who lived in the Pyramid Age, during the Old Kingdom. Unfortunately, we do not know his name or titles because the statue has no inscription.
Maker Egyptian
Title
  • Seated Man
Date between 2565 and 2420 BCE
Medium Polychromed limestone
Dimensions Overall: 15 1/4 × 5 1/8 × 11 inches (38.7 × 13 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Bacon Hill Fund
Accession Number 50.74
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian: To Preserve and Protect, Level 1 (see map)
(William E. Mansour);
1950-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 30, no. 2 (1950-51): p. 52.

Bulletin of the DIA 31, no. 3-4 (1951-52): p. 59.

Peck, W.H. "The Present State of Egyptian Art in Detroit," Connoiseur (December 1970): pp. 265, 269.

Peck, William H. "Egyptian Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts," American Research Center in Egypt Newsletter, no. 122 (Summer 1983): p. 5.

Peck, William H. "Egypt at the Detroit Institute of Arts: A History of the Growth of the Collection," KMT vol. 2, no. 3 (Fall 1991): pp. 15, 16, 68, (ill.).

Henshaw, Julia P., ed. A Visitors Guide: The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1995, p. 102 (ill.).