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Figure from a boat model

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13A, debris

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-427.2

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Standing male figure leaning forward (once leaning on pole?), feet and arms missing. Well carved facial features; black hair, red skin, white kilt.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition