Ivory Figurine of a Man
Early Predynastic Period
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Ali
height x width (largest piece): 4.1 x 1.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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A schematic human figure with black incised decoration on both sides with drilled eyes. It is made of ivory. It is now in three large pieces with many small fragments. There are deeply carved lines on the body.
Findspot Information: From Sheikh Ali.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt
Emily Esther Sears Fund