Male figurine

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 602

Dimensions

Height: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3815

Medium or Technique

Vegetable paste over a reed core with clay for the hair, details in black paint

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Conical body, colored decoration; head with curled wig.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 602. February 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition