Fragment of a statuette

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.664

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This finely carved statuette fragment portrays a standing man wearing a pleated kilt. probably a king or deity. Traces of an inscruiption remain on the back.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription