About this object

Middle Kingdom wooden statuette. Both hands originally held some objects and there is an inlay space for an amulet or seal worn around the neck. The carving of the arms and body is good, and the statuette is well finished. Feet missing. From tomb number 323.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Harageh
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1773 BC (Dynasty 12) about
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1914
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Harageh
  • Date collected
    1914
  • Measurements
    480 mm x 125 mm x 93 mm
  • Related people
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Collector, previous owner); Reginald Engelbach (Previous owner)

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Publications

  • Harageh

    Engelbach, Reginal and Battiscombe Gunn

    Author: Engelbach, Reginal and Battiscombe Gunn
    Publisher: British School of Archaeology in Egypt
    Date: 1923
    Description: Publication of the excavations at Harageh directed by Reginald Engelbach for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt.

Events

  • British School of Archaeology in Egypt. Excavations at Harageh, 1913-14

    Start date: 1913
    End date: 1913
    Description: 1913-14 excavations at Harageh directed by Reginald Engelbach for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt. Engelbach began the excavation in October 1913 and divided the Harageh area into 13 cemeteries designated A-M. In 1914 the committee of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt donated 1 object to the museum which was accessioned on 1 September 1914, accession number 1.9.14.1.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • British School of Archaeology in Egypt

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Division of Finds
    Owned until: 1914-09-01
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Reginald Engelbach

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Excavator
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Division of Finds
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