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Egyptian Limestone Relief

An ancient Egyptian painted limestone raised relief fragment depicting the head and shoulder of a man in profile facing right, before him is a column of Hieroglyphic text, reading, “imy-r per,” steward, with an incomplete name beginning “Khenty.”

First Intermediate Period – Middle Kingdom, 10th – 11th Dynasty.

Ca. 2100 – 1900 BC.

Length: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm).

Khenty-Kety was a popular male name in the First Intermediate Period.

With Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1997; subsequently in the David Rowse collection, London.

Published: Charles Ede Ltd, Antiquities, catalogue 164, July, 1997, no. 13.
Inv#: 8587

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