Naophorous Block Statue of a Governor of Sais, Psamtik[seneb]
- Late Period, Saite
- Dynasty 26
- 664–610 B.C.
- From Italy, Southern Europe, Tivoli, Hadrian's Villa
- H. 30.5 cm (12 in)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1982
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This statue represents a governor of the Saite nome (district) in the western Nile Delta, and was intended for a temple in Sais, its capital city. The temple, called the "House of the Bee," was dedicated to Osiris, who is represented standing in a shrine on the front of the statue.