Torso of a scribe

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasy 12, reign of Senwosret I
1971–1926 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.567

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

March 5, 1962, anonymous sale, Sotheby’s, London, lot 49. Albert Stöcker (d. 1987), The Netherlands and France; April 12-13, 1989, Stöcker estate sale, Ader Picard Tajan, Paris, lot 251, sold to Jean-Loup Despras (d. 2001), Galerie Orient-Occident, Paris; sold by Despras to the Galerie Cybele, Paris; 1995, sold by Cybele to Royal Athena Galleries, New York; 2002, sold by Royal-Athena to a private collection; 2008, sold by this private collection back to Royal-Athena Galleries; 2012, sold by Royal-Athena to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Marilyn M. Simpson Fund