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Figurine of Kaipunesut. c. 2528-2520 B. C. Egyptian.
Accession Number: dua puluh enam. 2 . six
The Statue of Kaipunesut dates back to the fourth dynasty in the Aged Kingdom of Egypt. It had been excavated in Saqqara, a vast burial ground. This specific part was located at the mastaba of Kaemheset, which was Kaipunesut's brother. It absolutely was carved away of robinier wood the industry native hardwood of Egypt. The indigenous wood would not create the highest standard of sculpture because it was knotty and fibrous which made it difficult to make use of. The wooden was generally painted with bright hues; the body was most likely a reddish/brown color. Although the majority of this figurine was stored, the paint wore away long ago. His belt has his name and " Regal CarpenterвЂќ inscribed which advised his profession. It is possible that he was involved with making his own wood statues. Sculptures based on vips was made with hard rock to last forever while others of less importance were sculpted with various materials that were not necessarily meant to last.
This statue is in the rounded and closed. It has no back others or support. There are simply no spaces in your body and the forearms are very near to the sides. The pose was very formal with weight put on equally legs and facing a frontal direction. The figure is stylized. His face features very large, semicircular eyes and elongated lips. Also, he has wide shoulders and a very thin waist. His fist as well appears to be very large. His seatbelt and drapery is butt fitting but very rigid and flow freely. His person is proportional and appears to stick to grid. This may be due to times when the king or perhaps pharaoh required perfection. The calf can be bulky and show description. The leg appears to some degree organic but is special at the same time. Kaipunesut is in a very rigid standing up position. His hands will be clenched and his arms happen to be straight down in the sides. One among his thighs is in front of the other and both legs are locked. This type of...