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The Royal Scribe Hesire


The royal scribe Hesire, Old Kingdom, circa 2660 BC, contemporary of Pharaoh Djoser, Saqqara.

“He who honors Ra” He holds his scribe’s equipment in his left hand.

(Source: Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Y. Somet, “The scribe in ancient Egypt”, Ankh review n°16)

  • African Civilisation
  • Wood
  • 300cm in height
  • Pan African Heritage Museum

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