Statuette of a man

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 11.7 x 4.5 x 5.1 cm (4 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

1973.655

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Finely modelled statuette of male figure. Arms extended at sides with palms against skirt. Top of shoulders and head missing as are front of feet and front of base. Long wrap around kilt extends to ankles and goes to under arms, with detailed waistband and knot. Incised hieroglyphs on back of statue identify his son’s name as Iiuiis.

Provenance

1964: E. Brummer sale, no. 85 (ex-Stokes collection); Horace L. Mayer Collection; April 29, 1965: lent by Horace L. Mayer; December 12, 1973: gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer