Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Statuette of the steward Senbi

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Date:
ca. 1950–1900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Meir
Medium:
Wood, paint, copper, travertine (Egyptian alabaster), paste
Dimensions:
H. 41 cm (16 1/8 in.); W. base 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); D. 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.150.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 110
Purchased 1911 from Maurice Nahman, Cairo.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statuette of Senbi Standing." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 146–50, no. 80.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statues in Their Settings: Encountering the Divine." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 19.

Related Objects

Sphinx of Amenhotep III, possibly from a Model of a Temple

Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C. Medium: Faience, remains of a travertine (Egyptian alabaster) tenon Accession: 1972.125 On view in:Gallery 119

Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat

Date: ca. 1990–1900 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), copper, quartz crystal, paint Accession: 1990.59.1 On view in:Gallery 111

Head of a Hippopotamus

Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) with traces of gesso and red pigment Accession: 1997.375 On view in:Gallery 119

Goblet Inscribed with the Names of King Amenhotep IV and Queen Nefertiti

Date: ca. 1353–1336 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Accession: 22.9.1 On view in:Gallery 121

Statuette of the lady Tiye

Date: ca. 1390–1349 B.C. Medium: Wood, carnelian, gold, glass, Egyptian blue, paint Accession: 41.2.10 On view in:Gallery 119