Standing figure of man from a model

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


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 187

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3849

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

This figure from a wooden model depicts a striding man with left leg advanced. He wears a short, black wig and a long, white kilt. The skin is painted a reddish-brown. The eyes are detailed in black and white. The arms are carved as separate components and attached to the shoulders with dowels. The left side of the head is broken off.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F.187. 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