Seated Male Figure

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height: 9.9cm (3 7/8in.)

Accession Number

86.163

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone seated male. It is rude modeling. The legs are short and the arms are very long. He holds a round object on his lap. The details are incised.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886.(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription