Statuette of a standing man

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 28 x 7.8 cm (11 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1497

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This statue is made of very poor and knotty wood. The left half is broken off and missing, and the surface is split and rough. The back pillar bears incised hieroglyphs. The man wears a wig and a triangular kilt, only a portion of which remains. The kilt has incised hieroglyphs.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames