Ancient Egyptian statue of princess Redji, grandorite, Saqqara, Old Kingdom, 3rd Dynasty (2592-2543 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. grey background.
The inscriptions at the base of the statue indicates that the statue is of the Kings Daughter named Redji. Never intended as a faithful depiction of the deceased , the statue was placed in the tomb to substitute for the deceased. The statue is in the typical rigid style of the old kingdom with a voluminous wig.
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