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Statuette of a Standing Woman

Early Dynastic
Probably Dynasty 1
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Osiris temple
H. 25.2 x W. 5.1 x D. 3.6 cm (9 15/16 x 2 x 1 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
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, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 44.

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