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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.470
Title
Statuette of an Official Wearing a Long Kilt
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
statuette, sculpture
Date
18th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Middle Kingdom
Culture
Egyptian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216256
Location
Level 3, Room 3740, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Egypt: Art for Eternity
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
19.7 x 5 x 8.1 cm (7 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 3 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Royal offering to the Osiris, Iri...
Provenance
From Aswan. Field Marshal Baron Francis Wallace Grenfell, (by 1917), Surrey, England, sold: [Sotheby, London, 12-14 November 1917]. Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, MA, (by 1919), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.470
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Statuette of an official with base and inscribed back pillar. The man wears a long kilt with high waist; his two hands lie flat on the kilt. The proper left side of his head appears damaged and recarved.
Exhibition History

Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013

32Q: 3740 Egyptian, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

Subjects and Contexts

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