The large wig shows that this small cloaked figure was carved during the Thirteenth Dynasty. The eyes and eyebrows are shaped archaistically in the manner of the early Middle Kingdom.
Formerly Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.
Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 209, fig. 126.