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" In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful

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3rd Lecture Of The Specialized Course in tourist guide
Prepared By/ Omar El Sanhoty
Khasekhemwy & Hetepdief Statues
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Hr stx xa sxmwy

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Seating on a low-back throne " xndw/st/qAyt/isbt/nst" .
Wearing the white crown of Upper Egypt " HDt/Sma s/wrt/miswt/nfr/nfr HDt" and close-fitting jubilee
robe " Cloak "HAti/TAm" which envelopes all parts of the body except for the hands and the legs
and the king lost half of his face & crown.
His right hand is drilled for insertion of a separate object probably a flail "nxAxA/nxx" or scepter.
His name is scratched on the base of the statue with the srx .

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Although the statue was made for a king, there are some deformations like :
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sSrw/wADt/pAqt/mHw/HAtyw/HDt/sxrw"

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Htp di. wide eyes .f at the end of the 3rd dynasty not the 2nd dynasty depending on : the style of the kneeling position and the technique of inscription with bas/raised relief on the frontal base appeared towards the end of the 3rd dynasty. marked eyebrows . "nb ra" (The lord is Re) and "n(y) nTr" (The one who belongs to the god).rounded.wy" (the two powers are in peace). We notice that the statue has a short neck and the arms are attached to the body in order to protect the statue from being broken because the neck and the arms are considered the weakest points of the statue which could be easily damaged/broken.  The proportions of the body are badly-shown like big-sized head.f in the kneeling position "mAs" sitting on his heels " the prayer attitude" and he rests his arms upon his knees.f ). his name and titles were carved in raised/bas relief as follows : ( imy-r pr gmy wr idit Htp di.Htp di. The one who gives " .The Greatest one of rulers/dominant of the land. The facial features are finely depicted ( full round face . This statue represents H tp di.  2 . If we walk around the statue we can see on his right shoulder ( 3 rectangular shapes called "srx" which depicts the names of the first three kings of the second dynasty : "Htpsxm.D. - - - On the base of the statue. dates back to the end of the 3rd dynasty and it resembles the style of the statue of Htp di. Some scholars believed that this statue was made for H tp di.curly hair wig "fxt/nbA/sr" and a short kilt "SnDwt" . There are also some deformations in the statue represented in :  Flat knees  The details of the body are badly-shown like chest and arms.f " An Offering which he gives. There is a statue (displayed at Berlin museum. - - It is made out of speckled pink/red granite " mAT / Aswan " and was discovered at Memphis (MitRahina nowadays) by the French Egyptologist in 1888 A. The perfumed one. high cheekbones.f rdit ) which means " The overseer of the Great House. delicate nose and thin mouth ) . He is wearing a stepped.f.