Statuette of kneeling dwarf (Ptahtek)?
Height x width x thickness: 4.8 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Faience figure of kneeling dwarf (Ptahtek?) with blue glaze. The feet are broken off and missing. He wears a necklace of dark blue. He carries a three dimensional calf (?) around his shoulders. The surface is chipped. The details are in dark blue-black.
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.)
Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames