<em>Kneeling Statuette of Pepy I</em>, ca. 2338-2298 B.C.E. Greywacke, alabaster, obsidian, copper, 6 x 1 13/16 x 3 9/16 in. (15.2 x 4.6 x 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 39.121. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.121_front_PS6.jpg)

Kneeling Statuette of Pepy I

Medium: Greywacke, alabaster, obsidian, copper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2338-2298 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 x 1 13/16 x 3 9/16 in. (15.2 x 4.6 x 9 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 39.121

Image: 39.121_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small green slate kneeling figure of Mr-y-Rc (Pepy I) holding a wine pot in each hand; eyes inlaid, copper rims, alabaster whites, obsidian pupils. Inscription along front of base (partly missing) and along left side. Condition: Upper right side of headdress chipped; right arm assembled from several fragments but practically intact; right hand broken and portion of wine pot missing; rim of left wine pot slightly chipped; left front of plinth missing, right rear of plinth chipped. Uraeus presumably of metal missing but two holes or insertion remain.

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