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Seneb and his family - The Virtual Egyptian Antiquity Museum


 

 

Seneb and his family

 


 

Achondroplastic dwarf Seneb and his family. Seneb was Chief of all the Dwarfs of the Clothing. His wife shows her affection for him. By placing the children in front the sculptor succeeded in making Seneb's deformity less conspicuous. Painted limestone. Giza, 4th dynasty. Cairo, Egyptian museum.

 

 

Last Updated: June 14th, 2011

 

 

 

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