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Sculptors working on statues

Detail of a wall carving from the

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Mastaba of Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum, an ancient Egyptian royal servants. They shared the title of Overseer of the Manicurists in the Palace of King Nyuserre Ini.

Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, ca. 2494-2345 BC. Saqqara Necropolis.