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Egypt Picture - Statuette of Pepi II


Statuette of Pepi II

JE 50616 Cairo Antiquities Museum Material: Alabaster Size: Height: 16 cm
Location: Saqqara, South Funerary Temple of Pepi II
Excavation: G. Jequier's Excavations of 1926 - 1927
Period: 6th Dynasty, Reign of Pepi II (2246-2152 BC Here, Pepi II is represented as a child in a pose that is highly unusual in either private or royal statuary. The fingers of his right hand, now missing, were once held to the mouth in a classic Horus-child manner.

Statuette of Pepi II

Photographer: Unknown

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