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Standing figure of the tomb owner wearing a long kilt with projecting apron whose pattern of horizontal lines may represent folds in the fabric. His head is shaven.


Said to be from Asyut. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1651-03.1652) for £40. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

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Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.


Overall: 29.5 x 8.3 x 4.5 cm (11 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World