Egypt Picture - Statue of Hetepdief

Statue of Hetepdief

JE 34557 (CG 1) Cairo Antiquities Museum

Material: Granite
Size: Height: 39 cm
Location: Memphis
Period: 3rd Dynasty (2649-2575)

We really do not know who Hetepdief was, though he may have been a priest dedicated to the first three kings of the Second Dynasty. Incised on his right shoulder are the names of Hetepsekhemwy, Raneb and Ninetjer.

Statue of Hetepdief

Photographer: Unknown

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