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Statuette of a man

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Wood; figure slightly colored yellow; eyes black.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1903: excavated by Emile Gaston Chassinat and Charles Palanque for the Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, Cairo; 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Asyut, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .41 H.

Accession Number

04.1776

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture