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Basalt figurine of the soldier Khnemu: E.500.1932

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Basalt figurine of the soldier Khnemu




Male figure, kneeling, wearing kilt and wig, inscribed. Khnemu was the son of Nemtyemhat. The face imitates that of the king.

Measurements and weight

Length: 19 cm
Width: 7 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1932) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


12th Dynasty#
13th Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
Circa -1985 - Circa -1773

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Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.500.1932
Primary reference Number: 53204
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 28 February 2024

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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