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Figure of a bound captive

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Small kneeling captive. Wood. Arms bound behind back.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb of Senedjemibmehi (G 2378 A), chamber. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3459

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture