Male figure, Ivory

Male figure

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada III
Date:
ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
h. 13 x w. 2.6 x d. 1.3 cm (5 1/8 x 1 x 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.2.27
Not on view
Formerly collection of the Rev. Randolph Humphrey Berens (d. 1922). Berens Collection sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London [June-July 1923]; purchased at this sale by Howard Carter and sold to the Museum, 1923.

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. 20.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "The Human Figure." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 131, no. 109.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 254, no. 109.