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Figure from a boat model

Standing male figure leaning forward (once leaning on pole?), feet and arms missing. Well carved facial features; black hair, red skin, white kilt.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-427.2

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models