Egyptian Statue Fragment found at Tel Hazor

A fragment of an Egyptian funerary statue dating to the third millennium B.C. has been unearthed in northern Israel by a team of archaeologists led by Amnon Ben-Tor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The limestone fragment includes some of the base of the statue,  carved with hieroglyphics. A preliminary translation of the text suggests that it praises an official connected to the ancient city of Memphis, but his name and position are unknown. The fragment also depicts the feet of a crouching figure that may have represented the official.http://www.archaeology.org/news/4673-160725-israel-hazor-statue