Maker Egyptian
  • Upper Part of a Statue of a Dignitary
Date ca. 1500 BCE
Medium Quartzite
Dimensions Overall: 11 1/4 × 8 1/8 × 5 1/2 inches (28.6 × 20.6 × 14 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund
Accession Number 73.85
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, two vertical lines of inscription on the back pillar, which read: [translated:
A boon which the king gives to Atum, lord of - - - P-t-nw, Sd, who resides among the swampy lakes of Asia - - - | in the royal favor and a proper burial -.-.-.after a good old age]
(Charles D. Kelekian).
1973-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 52, no. 1 (1973): pp. 11-12 (ill.).

Goedicke, Hans. An Eighteenth Dynasty Statue from the Eastern Delta. Ca. 1974, [unpublished manuscript].

"La Chronique des Arts," in supplement to the Gazette des Beaux-Arts, no.1261 (Fevrier 1974): p. 97, (fig. 316) (ill.).

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