Foot from statue of man

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 20.5 x 8.5 cm (8 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1529

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The red paint of this finely modeled wooden foot indictaes that it comes from a statue of a man. There are two holes in the lower part of the foot for pins. The wood is chipped and cracked in some areas.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames