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Fragment of a statuette

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This finely carved statuette fragment portrays a standing man wearing a pleated kilt. probably a king or deity. Traces of an inscruiption remain on the back.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.664

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture