A black basalt statuette of a striding man. The inscription on the back pillar identifies him as Ankhenmer, an official from Asiut, whose titles are given as prince, mayor, king's acquaintance and herald of the king. Ankhenmer was therefore a man who had access to the king and acted on his behalf as a reporter of events. The inscription also makes it clear that the figure was placed in the temple of the jackal -headed god Wepwawet in Asyut, it asks every priest entering the temple to recite the formula to provide offerings for Ankhenmer. The statue is quite finely carved, with well defined muscle tone and facial features.
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