Statuette Base of Ia-Ib
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
4 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (11.2 x 6.1 x 2.9 cm) (show scale)
"Offerings which the king gives to Ptah-Sokar. May he give invocation offerings, meat and fowl and linen to the Ka of the royal servant Ia-ib, true of voice"
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Statuette Base of Ia-Ib. Wood, 4 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (11.2 x 6.1 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.196. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.196_view1.jpg)
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Oblong wooden base of a statuette.
James, Corpus, p. 42 "This piece was purchased by Wilbour in Qurna in Western Thebes, in 1888; it is mentioned in his notebook 2-I 18. the citation in PM, loc. cit., give as Ia-ib's title "royal hearld (?), but the sign in question seems certainly to be Hm not wHm. The title 'servant of the king is not common."
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