Male figure from funerary model

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.1017

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

This figure from a wooden tomb model depicts a standing man. The arms and feet are missing. There are rectangular peg holes for the attachment of separately carved arm components. The figure wears a black black wig. A short kilt is indicated by incised lines. The face is crudely carved, though the body is well modeled. Aside from the wig, no paint remains.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bahari. (Accession Date: October 10, 1907).

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription