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Sculptor (ancient Egyptian: ms-ꜥꜣt) was an ancient Egyptian occupational title. Since they were artisans, sculptors were generally regarded as merely middle class citizens in ancient Egyptian society. However, exceptionally skilled sculptors received the title of Overseer of the Sculptors or Chief Sculptor (ỉmy-r ms-ʿꜣt) and were valued highly in society, as can be seen from their eleborate tombs. Chief sculptors were in charge of a sculpting workshop within a specific domain or occasionally owned private workshops. They oversaw and supervised the work of other sculptors. While sculpting large statues for major building projects, supervision by the Overseer of the Works might have been involved.

Sculptor Overseer of the Sculptors
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