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The Seated Scribe 2600–2350 BC. The old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty. From Saqquara, north of the valley of the sphinzes, Serapeum, Egypt
  1. Bhupendra C K Patel,
  2. Arun Singh,
  3. Harminder Dua

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    This is a painted limestone statue of a scribe portrayed at work. Sons of Didufri (4th Dynasty) were represented in this seated position, so it is thought that this may represent a member of the royal family. The most remarkable aspect about the statue is the face, in particular the eyes. They consist of …

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