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Figurine of a man

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .231

Accession Number

20.1122

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of a walking man. Wig painted black. Eyes and eye-brows painted black and white. Rest of a reddish brown color. Left arm attached by pin, right arm now detached. Fists have holes through from front to back. Figure wears skirt to half way between knee and ankle, opening in front. Left leg broken off at ankle, right leg at base of skirt.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, tomb 19B May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition