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Fragmentary statue of an official

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The upper half of a seated statue of an official, now broken off at the waist and suffering from cracks throughout the torso. The official wears a shoulder-length, striated wig that leaves the ears entirely exposed, and a short beard.The eyes have curved upper and lower lids, with a cosmetic...

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Provenance

By 1972: with Nicolaos Koutoulakis, Geneva; purchased by the MFA from Mr. Koutelakis June 7, 1972. (Accession Date: June 7, 1972)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

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Dimensions

Height x width: 28.5 x 37.5 cm (11 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1972.396

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture