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Statuette of a striding male

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Limestone statuette of a striding male figure with pleated kilt, arms at side. Feet missing, head broken and mended. Fine details. Incised on back pillar is hieroglyphic text of the offering formula (hetep-di-nisut) to Osiris; owner's name missing.

Provenance

1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe in Hu, Egypt. (Accession date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 17, 1580–1550 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1835

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture