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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1983.173
Title
Kapefenhamontu Presenting an Image of Osiris
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
600-300 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Late Period to Ptolemaic
Culture
Egyptian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/289212
Location
Level 3, Room 3740, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Egypt: Art for Eternity
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Siltstone
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
28 cm h x 10.7 cm w x 13 cm d (11 x 4 3/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: The venerated one before (his) city god, the God's Father of Amun, Kapefenhamontu, justified, he says: "O my lord Amun, who made heaven and created earth, sole god, without there being [...] before your temple. I contented myself with Maat, whom your Majesty loves. May you praise all priests or learned ones who read the writings on this statue [...]."
Provenance
Eric Schroeder collection, Cambridge, MA, (by 1971), by inheritance; to Mrs. Eric (Margaret F.) Schroeder, Cambridge, MA, (1971-1983), gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1983.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Eric Schroeder
Accession Year
1983
Object Number
1983.173
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 3740 Egyptian, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

Subjects and Contexts

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