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Relief Fragment with a Squatting Male Figure and Two Female Figures
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Relief Fragment with a Squatting Male Figure and Two Female Figures


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Description This sunk relief fragment depicts a male figure squatting to the left holdinga rope of rigging to the ground. Another rope runs diagonally behind his head to a mast or sail. Two women wearing narrow garments stand at the left. The piece is of unusually poor workmanship.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
2119-1976 BC (Middle Kingdom)
Medium
limestone, traces of red and black paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.95
Measurements
H: 4 1/4 x L: 6 3/4 in. (10.8 x 17.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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