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Title:

Wooden statue of an official

Maker(s) &
Production:

, Egypt

Category:

figure

Name:

statue

Date:

2345 B.C. 2181 B.C.

Period(s):

Sixth Dynasty; Old Kingdom

Description:

male figure, upper part. Representing a man wearing a short plaited wig.

Find Spot:

Egypt

Technique:

painted

Material:

wood

Dimension(s):

height, 12.8, cm
width, 5.8, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937; Ricketts, C. H. and Shannon, C. S.

Documentation:

Darracott, J. (ed.). 1979. All for Art; the Ricketts and Shannon collection.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
no. 10

Garstang, J.. Burial customs of ancient Egypt; as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom, being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hasan during 1902-4.
fig. 109

Vassilika, Eleni. 1995. Egyptian Art [1995].p. 26-7
fig. 9

Accession:

Object Number: E.41.1937
(Antiquities)
(record id: 53588; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2015-05-13)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/53588





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