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Black stone headless squatting figure on base. Name: NESNA-ISUT. Arms crossed and resting on knees. Inscriptions on dorsal support, between legs and on front of base. Cartouches of Psamtik I on upper arms.

Provenance

By 1965: Heeramaneck Galleries Collection; 1965: Lent by Heeramaneck Galleries to the MFA; 1968: Purchased from the Heeramaneck Galleries by the MFA.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Dimensions

Height (including base): 38.0 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.152

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture