old piece ivory Bateba statuettes are ritually used when a man has trouble finding a mate, or to solve problems of impotence or fertility. The Healer then prescribed the realization of such a statue to be placed on an altar.
Statuette of woman Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: ca. BCE Country of Origin: Egypt, Memphite Region (Lisht North, west of pyramid of Amenemhat I); so-called "Toilet Basket I without burial", MMA Medium: Wood, paint Egypt
Senmut - Steward, priest, tutor, and all around go-to guy for Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Here he is seated with her daughter Neferura. This is my favorite statue from Ancient Egypt. It looks so loving and tender. Senmut really loved Hatshepsut