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Nikare, his wife, and their daughter

Date:
ca. 2420–2389 BCE or later
Geography:
Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara probably
Culture:
Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, Reign of Niuserre or later
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. x W. x D.: 22 3/8 x 8 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. (57 x 22.5 x 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1952 (52.19)
  • Provenance

    Formerly Levi de Ben-Zion Collection, Paris (purchased from Joseph Khawam, Cairo, between 1936-39). Purchased for the Museum in Paris from Paul Mallon, 1952.

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