Nikare and family members
Dynasty 5, reign of Niuserre (ca. 2420-2389 BC) or later
Painted Limestone, probably from Saqqara
Rogers Fund, 1952, MMA 52.19
Demedji and Hennutsen may have 'appealing expressions', but they seem rather dazed, perhaps vacant. Nikare, who had several statues, shows a more vital expression, as does his wife.
Nikare's grown up here, shortened his hair and widened his waistline from what he was as a youth.
(From info card)