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Standing Woman

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Osiris Temple, Chamber M69, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1903
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 4.6 x W. 1.9 x D. 1.6 cm (1 13/16 x 3/4 x 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.18.50
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated at Abydos in 1903 by Flinders Petrie on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Fund. Umm el-Qaab, Osiris Temple, Chamber M69. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Donated by the EEF to the Metropolitan Museum in 1904.

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. 44.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Introduction." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 5, 17.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "The Human Figure." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 124.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Early Dynastic Art." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 171, 173.

Eaton-Krauss, Marianne 2011. "Sculpture in Early Dynastic Egypt." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 181, 183, no. 167.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 260, no. 167.

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