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Seated Male Servant
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Seated Male Servant


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This image of a squatting servant is carved from a single piece of wood. He squats in a relaxed manner typical of someone who worked as a scribe in a writing office.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Examinationexamined for exhibition
6/13/1960Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Our Ancient Heritage: An Exhibit of Art and Artifacts from Egypt Mesopotamia Greece Roman Empire. Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa. 1963.
  • Carved for Immortality. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913-1914 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913-1914

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Creator
Period
ca. 2280 BCE (Old Kingdom)
Medium
wood with traces of white paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.20
Measurements
H: 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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