Figure of a squatting man

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 4 cm (1 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.394

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Squatting figure with hands on ground in front. Base and lower part of back dark blue, rest light blue glazed. Head, hands, and front of base missing.

Provenance

Deir el- Bersha, Tomb 13A. April 1915, discovered by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

(Accession date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition