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Fragment of a statue

Granite; priest wearing a leopard's skin. Inscribed on back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?),

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1027

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture