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Sheikh el-Beled at the Egyptian Museum.

Photogr. Artistique G. Lekegian & Ci.circa 1900

Hallwyl Museum

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SHEIKH EL-BELED

The sculpture actually depicts the priest Ka-Aper. Sheikh el-Beled means village chief. The sculpture bears this name as the workers who dug it out thought they had found their recently deceased village chief.

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  • Title: Sheikh el-Beled at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Creator: Photogr. Artistique G. Lekegian & Ci.
  • Date Created: circa 1900
  • Original Language: Swedish
  • Subject Keywords: Tourism, Egypt, Cairo, The Egyptian Museum, Sheikh el-Beled, Sweden
  • Original Source: Image number: DIG 8042
  • Rights: Public Domain

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