Statuette of a man holding a naos
Late Period, Dynasty 27
Height x width x length: 40.5 x 12 x 27 cm (15 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
Statuette of priest with realistic head, eyes inlaid, wearing robe draped under arms and crossed over at front of chest. Left foot forward. He holds a portable shrine before him with both hands. Shrine is empty. On base.
Said to be from Hermopolis Magna. By 1965: Ernst E. Kofler Collection; 1965: Purchased from Ernst E. Kofler by the MFA.
(Accession Date: September 22, 1965)
Edwin E. Jack Fund