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Foot from statue of man

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The red paint of this finely modeled wooden foot indictaes that it comes from a statue of a man. There are two holes in the lower part of the foot for pins. The wood is chipped and cracked in some areas.


By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

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Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.


Height x width: 20.5 x 8.5 cm (8 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World