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Standing figure of man from a model

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This figure from a wooden model depicts a striding man with left leg advanced. He wears a short, black wig and a long, white kilt. The skin is painted a reddish-brown. The eyes are detailed in black and white. The arms are carved as separate components and attached to the shoulders with dowels....

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From Sheikh Farag, S.F.187. 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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13, 2061–1640 B.C.


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World