Document Type : research articles
faculty of archaeology Cairo university
This research paper publishes a painted limestone statue of an official called Imby. It was discovered by Selim Hassan in association with Cairo University during the excavation at the Giza Necropolis. It is currently displayed at the Museum of the Faculty of Archaeology- Cairo University - no.597- 68.Imby is sitting on a cubic seat, wearing a short black wig, a long necklace, and a loincloth, his mustache is a thin black line. His left forearm rests upon his left thigh with an opened hand, palm downwards, while his right forearm rests on his right thigh with the hand closed. On both sides of Imby's legs, his name and titles are inscribed in two vertical lines of hieroglyphs on the front of the stool. Imby was an official in the Sixth Dynasty during the reign of Pepi II.