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Statuette of kneeling worshipper

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This figurine, now on an alabaster pedestal, portrays a kneeling man with his hands on his knees. The details of the garment, broad collar and skullcap are incised. The hieroglyphic inscription on the back reads "Osiris Apis- may he give eternal life to Pefti."

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1883: James William Page collection. 1882: given to the MFA by Mr. Paige. (Accession date: October 24, 1883)

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Egyptian, Late New Kingdom to Late Period, 1136–525 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x Height (including pedestal): 5.6 cm x 11 cm (2 3/16 in. x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

83.346

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture