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Figurine of a man

Figure of a walking man. Wig painted black. Eyes and eye-brows painted black and white. Rest of a reddish brown color. Left arm attached by pin, right arm now detached. Fists have holes through from front to back. Figure wears skirt to half way between knee and ankle, opening in front. Left leg...

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From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, tomb 19B May 1915.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

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The Ancient World