Stelophorous Statue of Bay

Limestone | 11.1 x 4 x 5.9in | c. 1294-1250 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This statuette depicts a kneeling man holding a stela inscribed with a hymn to the sun. An inscription on the back of the statuette identifies the man as Bay, who was a scribe working in the administration of the temple of Seti I, a post he probably ...
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