An Egyptian Limestone Figure of a Man, late 5th Dynasty, circa 2440-2355 B.C.
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An Egyptian Limestone Figure of a Man
late 5th Dynasty, circa 2440-2355 B.C.
striding on a rectangular base with slightly tapering back pillar, his arms held to his sides, his hands gripping short staves, with powerful legs and broad shoulders, and wearing a short wrap-around kilt, knotted belt with tab drawn up beside the navel, and short layered wig of notched curls; remains of red pigment on the body, yellow on the flap of the kilt, blue and turquoise on the knot and tab of the belt, and black on the wig, pillar, and base.
height 31 5/8 in; 80.3 cm.
第五王朝晚期，約公元前2440 - 2355年
高：31 5/8 英寸；80.3 公分
A. Sanborn, "Recent Acquisitions from Egypt. New Installation of the Primitive and Old Empire Rooms." in Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 20, No. 11, April 1922, p. 25, reproduced;
W. S. Smith, A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom, Oxford, 1946, p. 74, G2415(3);
W.S. Smith, Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 1960, p. 56;
B. Porter and R. Moss (2nd edition revised and augmented by Jaromir Malek), Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings: Vol. III, Part I Abu Rawash to Abusir, Oxford 1974, p. 93;
Y. Markowitz, J. L. Haynes and R. E. Freed, Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids, Boston, 2002, p. 86-91.
Giza Pyramids Archive: http://www.gizapyramids.org/view/objects.asitem/SiteFinds@864/15/title-asc?t:state:flow=1c382e59-18ba-435f-a91b-654c61d8d69b