Figurine of a bound captive

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh, desert east of the Kasr

Dimensions

Height: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.813

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription