Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Statue of Harbes, called Psamtiknefer, son of Ptahhotep

Late Period, Saite
Dynasty 26
reign of Psamtik II
595–589 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Karnak, Temple of Amun, Cachette
H. 61.5 cm (24 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Excavated by Georges Legrain in the Karnak Cachette, 1904. Sold by Gaston Maspero, director of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, to Lady William Cecil, 1905. Sold by Lord Cecil to the museum, 1919. Included in the online database of the Karnak Cachette.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1920. "The Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 15, no. 6 (June), p. 130, fig. 3.

Jansen-Winkeln, Karl 2014. Inschriften der Spätzeit, Teil IV: Die 26. Dynastie, 2 vols.. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 340.

Related Objects

Torso of a High General

Date: 4th century B.C. Medium: Meta-greywacke Accession: 1996.91 On view in:Gallery 128

God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II

Date: 360–343 B.C. Medium: Meta-Greywacke Accession: 34.2.1 On view in:Gallery 128

Man Holding a Shrine Containing an Image of Osiris

Date: 5th–4th century B.C. Medium: Greywacke Accession: 25.2.10 On view in:Gallery 128

Statue of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II in the Jubilee Garment

Date: ca. 2051–2000 B.C. Medium: Sandstone, paint Accession: 26.3.29 On view in:Gallery 104

Sarcophagus of Harkhebit

Date: 595–526 BC Medium: Greywacke Accession: 07.229.1a, b On view in:Gallery 123