Statuette of male youth, Serpentinite

Statuette of male youth

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late–early 13
Date:
ca. 1850–1775 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A1:4, Pit 391, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Serpentinite
Dimensions:
h. 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.78
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 214.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statues in Their Settings: Encountering the Divine." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 86.