Model male figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12–13
1991–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 178

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3848

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

This wooden model figure depicts a standing man with legs together and arms at his sides. The head is in two pieces, and no facial features remain. It is probably from a boat model. It is rather crudely made. Some areas are battered.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F.178. 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. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition