Statuette of Khem

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .043 H.

Accession Number

87.457

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze, very thickly incrusted; high headdress with plumes, pick in right hand, and a projection from middle of body. Ring at back. Cleaned by Mr. Hoffman, Dec. 1908.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription