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Statuette of a Dancing Pygmy from the Burial of Hepy
Head of statuette
Burial of the priest Amuy: sandal fragments from statuette
Figure of lion
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 119
This delicate ivory gazelle stands on a wooden pedestal with inlaid decoration depicting plants that allude to the animal's semi-desert habitat. The ears have broken off and the horns, probably of another material, are missing.
Fornerly Carnarvon Collection (acquired before 1923). Purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.
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