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Man Standing

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Description Hard stone statues were highly valued in ancient Egypt and were only available to the elite. This figure of a man in a long kilt, with both hands flat on the thighs in a gesture of prayer, was likely placed in a temple to attend rituals for the gods. The figure has a shaved head with a flat top. There is a stele at the back.
  • Carved for Immortality. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [claimed found at Kenna]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914

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ca. 1780 BCE (Second Intermediate Period)
black granite
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H: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
  • Egypt, Dendera (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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