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Fragment of a male statuette

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Brown, fine-grained stone fragment of a male statuette. The head and torso remain. The face is split and mended. It is broken at the waist. The surface is chipped. He is wearing a wig with incised lines. He is also wearing a plain waistband.

Provenance

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.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, Late Period, dynasty 25-26,

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1489

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture