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Partial statuette probably depicting a young boy

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Osiris temple, Chamber M69, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1902–03
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 11 x W. 2.3 x D. 2.7 cm (4 5/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.4.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations at Abydos, 1902-03. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1903.

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. 44, 45, fig. 34.

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