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Item:163801792578EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES ANTIQUITIES ARTIFACTS Seated Squatting Scribe Statue Figure Sculpture 1400-1356 BCDescription: Statue of the Scribe Amenhotep, Son of Hapu.The Sculpture of the Seated Scribe or Squatting Scribe Is a Famous Work of Ancient Egyptian Art. It Represents a Figure of a Seated Scribe at Work.Most of the Population of Ancient Egypt Could Not Read or Write and Therefore Those Who Could Were Treated with Respect. Scribes Held a High Position Within Their Communities.in the Hieroglyphic Script the Word for Scribe, Shesh Was Written with a Sign Depicting the Writing Equipment of the Scribe. Young Scribes Did Not Learn Hieroglyphs When They Started Their Formal Education, but Would First Be Taught Hieratic. for Many Years After That, They Would Practice Copying Old Stories on Ostraca - Small Fragments of Clay Pots or Just Limestone Flakes. Only Then Would the Fledgling Scribe Graduate to Papyrus. Because So Many Egyptian People Were Illiterate, Most Villages Had a Scribe to Write Letters and Draw Up Legal Documents on Their BehalfObject type: Sculpture-Figure-StatueAssociated Names / Representation Of: AmenhotepCondition: Good / Some Surface Worn And A Little Scratches (As Shown In Pictures)Inscription Type: InscriptionInscription Script: HieroglyphicScript Position: Front Surface And Bottom SidesInscription Position:Front Surface And Bottom SidesDimensions: (Height:6.69 Inch / 17 cm)-(Bottom Measurements: 4.33 x 3.93 Inch / 11 x 10 cm)Weight: 1299 gmMaterials: StoneCulture/period: New KingdomObject Place: (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Luxor)Acquisition / Purchased from: Purchased In Auction House By Me in Egypt / Luxor City As a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since ThenAcquisition Date: 1969(Provenance)After Purchasing The Object A Scanned Copy Of The Certificate Of Ownership And A video Link With Some Pictures And More Detailed Information About The Object Will Be Sent to Your Email Address Which Appear In The Purchasing Info With your transaction Within One week.I Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1969 as a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since ThenI Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind(The Certificate of Ownership Contain The Information Below) Name & Hand-Signature of the Current OwnerPrevious & Current Owner Addresses / Contact InformationObject NameObject ConditionObject DimensionsObject Country / City of Origin- We Ship Internationally with DHL Express And We Don't Ship (Friday) Because It's A Day Off In Egypt - The Postal Delivery Time to Different Countries and Areas Is Different So Please Wait Patiently and Give Your Package Enough Time to Arrive. - If You Have Any Issue With Your Purchased Object So Please Contact Me Directly And I Will Do My Best to Assist You And Solve Your Issue As Soon As I Can.Condition:Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), Provenance:Ownership History Available, Material:Stone, Type:Egyptian Antiques Antiquities Artifacts, Object Type:Figure-Sculpture-Statue
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EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES ANTIQUITIES Seated Squatting Scribe Statue Figure 1400-1356 BC