Bronze seated figurine of the young Imhotep, 900 BC - 300 BC.

Image number: 10328955

Bronze seated figurine of the young Imhotep, 900 BC - 300 BC.

Imhotep (Imhetep, Greek Imouthes) means 'the one that comes in peace', he was thought to be a learned sage who was deified after death. The pedestal of the figurine is made from alabaster.

Image number:
10328955
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
30 October 2003 09:23
Image rights:
Science Museum