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Statuette of a Standing Woman

Period:
Early Dynastic
Dynasty:
Probably Dynasty 1
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Osiris temple
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
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:
03.4.12
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.

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, pp. 120, 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, 173–75, no. 154.

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, p. 181.

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. 259, no. 154.

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