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Male Figure Seated
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Male Figure Seated


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Description Soft stone varieties, such as limestone and sandstone, were the most common materials used for statues and were readily available. This tomb figure's pose is typical: the man is seated with his hand on his thighs, the right hand clenched in a fist and the left one flat. The base of this statue has been repaired.
Exhibitions
  • Carved for Immortality. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913 [mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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Period
2347-2216 BC (Old Kingdom)
Medium
limestone with red and black paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.219
Measurements
H: 6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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