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Seated Scribe. Detail.
27th-24th c BCE Egyptian Egyptian Old Kingdom Sculpture

EGYPTIAN OLD KINGDOM Anonymous (c. 2755 BCE - 2255 BCE) Primary
c. 2600 BCE-2350 BCE
27th-24th c BCE
H:53.7 cm.
Limestone; Rock crystal; Magnesite (magnesium carbonate); Copper-arsenic alloy;
Painted; Inlaid
Egyptian Old Kingdom
Saqqâra. Egypt.
Paris. Louvre.
"4th or 5th Dynasty. Found in the Serapeum north of the alley of the sphinxes, Saqqara, Egypt."

Caption: EGYPTIAN OLD KINGDOM Anonymous | Seated Scribe. Detail. | c. 2600 BCE-2350 BCE | Egyptian | Egyptian Old Kingdom | ©Kathleen Cohen
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