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Statuette of a sleeping boy

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Tiny statuette of seated male figure, Nubian (?). Right arm and head restig on left knee. Suspension loop over left arm.

Provenance

Perhaps from Alexandria. 1965: K.J. Hewett Collection; 1965: Purchased from K. J. Hewett by the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 1965)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), about the 3rd to 2nd century B.C., 299–100 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.929

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture