Statuette of a striding male

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 17
1580–1550 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1835

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone statuette of a striding male figure with pleated kilt, arms at side. Feet missing, head broken and mended. Fine details. Incised on back pillar is hieroglyphic text of the offering formula (hetep-di-nisut) to Osiris; owner’s name missing.

Provenance

1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe in Hu, Egypt.
(Accession date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund