Block statuette

Egyptian
Late New Kingdom or later, Dynasty 20–21
1186–945 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1556

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone block statuette, with a scene of a man making an offering. It is inscribed on the back. The lower part is broken. The back shows traces of having been burned.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £12. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund