Statuette of a sleeping boy

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
about the 3rd to 2nd century B.C., 299–100 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.929

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Tiny statuette of seated male figure, Nubian (?). Right arm and head restig on left knee. Suspension loop over left arm.

Provenance

Perhaps from Alexandria. 1965: K.J. Hewett Collection; 1965: Purchased from K. J. Hewett by the MFA.
(Accession Date: September 22, 1965)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund