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This wooden model figure depicts a standing man with legs together and arms at his sides. The head is in two pieces, and no facial features remain. It is probably from a boat model. It is rather crudely made. Some areas are battered.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F.178. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12–13, 1991–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3848

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models