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Statuette of Governor Djehutynakht

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Wooden figure of a striding man. He is standing on a base. He wears a short wig that is painted black. The eyes and eyebrows are also painted black. There are traces of yellow plaster on the body. The arms are at his sides with doubled fists. The arms are separate pieces, which fit into...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. May 1915: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1126

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture