Model scribe from a procession of offering bearers
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A
Height x width x length: 23 x 5 x 7 cm (9 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Statuette of a scribe striding forward, carrying his scribal tools under his left arm. He has short-cropped hair and wears a long white kilt.
From Deir el-Bersha, tomb of Djehutynakht, tomb 10, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition