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Model of a Nubian soldier

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This wooden tomb model depicts a Nubian soldier. The figure is painted black with a brownish-red kilt with prominent front flap used in Egyptian models of Nubian figures. Incised details have been added to the short hair style. He is in a striding pose with left leg advanced. His right arm is...

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Provenance

Given to the MFA in memory of Dr. Peter J. Lacovara. (Accession Date: 1993)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. Peter J. Lacovara

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.104

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models