User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Statuette of a man

Start collecting

Wood. Striding figure of a man, short black hair, eye painted. Long kilt, the flap of which he holds in his right hand. Set in a separate wooden base.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2347 a C (= G 5564 A). August 1937: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.192

Accession Number

37.1321

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture