Circa 1955 figure of the scribe Nebmerutef reproduced from the original at the Louvre, Paris France by Alva Studios in collaboration with the Special Services Department of the French National Museums.
The black composite figure of a Nebmerutef reading a papyrus sits cross-legged on a pedestal base.
Nebmerutef was a high official in the reign of Amenophis III who enjoyed special royal favor and was allowed to have his statue in Thoth's temple at Hermopolis. Thoth, the god of knowledge, science and wisdom was the patron of scholars and high administrative officials, who drew inspiration from him.
Measures approximately 6.25" tall x 3.375" wide x 3.25" deep. Impressed copyright sign, plus "1955, ALVA STUDIOS" along the side near base.
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