Seated Scribe. Detail: Hands & scroll.
27th-24th c BCE Egyptian Egyptian Old Kingdom Sculpture
EGYPTIAN OLD KINGDOM Anonymous
(c. 2755 BCE - 2255 BCE)
c. 2600 BCE-2350 BCE
27th-24th c BCE
Limestone; Rock crystal; Magnesite (magnesium carbonate); Copper-arsenic alloy;
Egyptian Old Kingdom
"4th or 5th Dynasty. Found in the Serapeum north of the alley of the sphinxes, Saqqara, Egypt."