Ka-Aper, Egyptian Museum, Cairo. 5th Dynasty; reign of Userkaf, 2513 – 2506 BC. This is the oldest known life-size wooden statue in ancient Egypt. Carved of sycamore wood, it was discovered at Sakkara in the mastaba tomb of Ka-aper which lies west of the pyramid of Userkaf. It represents a khry-heb (lector priest) named Ka-aper, who is depicted in a realistic style with a neat hair cut, a round face and full cheeks.