<em>Superintendent of the Granary, Irukaptah</em>, ca. 2455–2425 B.C.E. Limestone, 29 1/2 × 11 1/2 × 17 in., 178.5 lb. (74.9 × 29.2 × 43.2 cm, 80.97kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.20E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.20E_PS9.jpg)

Superintendent of the Granary, Irukaptah

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2455–2425 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 29 1/2 × 11 1/2 × 17 in., 178.5 lb. (74.9 × 29.2 × 43.2 cm, 80.97kg)



Accession Number: 37.20E

Image: 37.20E_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone seated figure of a man. Hands in the “Chephren” pose. He wears a triangular kilt. Sides and rear of seat decorated with figures in relief. This statue has been identified as a representation of Irukaptah: a man known from, among other things, 37.17E, 37.18E, and 37.19E. Condition: The nose is missing and the face much pit-marked. The right hand corner of the skirt is missing as well. No traces of paint survive. Minor scratches and chips on all surfaces – especially the chest and pectorals. Right rear corner of seat is missing.

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