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Block Statue of Nes-Min
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Block Statue of Nes-Min


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This block statue depicts a squatting figure with his knees drawn up and arms crossed on his knees. He wears a large wig and has a beard. Inscriptions run on the front dress, right and left sides of the dress, and in columns in the rear.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/23/1978Treatmentcleaned
7/02/2003Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Creator
Period
946-736 BC (Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
black granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.183
Measurements
H: 14 3/16 in. (36 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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