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: 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.812

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

This small limestone figurine depicts a bound male captive wearing a peaked cap. His legs are bent back at the knees and tied to his arms, which are also pulled fully behind him at the shoulders. The 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