Figurine of a bound captive
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh, desert east of the Kasr
Height: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small limestone figurine depicts a bound male captive of stocky proportions. He wears a short kilt. His legs are bent back at the knees and tied to his arms, which are pulled fully behind him. Modeling of the figure is crude.
From Tell Dafana (Daphnae) found in the desert east of the Kasr. 1886: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1887: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1887)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription