Ivory human figurine
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.
Height x width x depth: 5.8 x 1.8 x 0.5 cm (2 5/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Human figure made of bone. There are two pitted depressions for eyes. The arms and legs are short stubs. There are ears, a nose, a mouth, and hair. The work is crude. The surface is worn.
By 1989, L'Ibis Gallery, New York City; 1989: sold to Jack A. Josephson.
Gift of Magda Saleh and Jack A. Josephson