In this limestone statue, Sabu and his wife Meritites appear seated. The wife holds her husband at the lower chest. Only the lower legs of their son Iseb appear between their legs. From modern-day Egypt. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, circa 2400 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
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