Egyptian Wooden Servant Figurine

GBP 695.00

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Object Description

A fine Egyptian servant figurine carved from wood in a crouching position with his knees bent upwards from the Middle Kingdom period. Unfortunately, both arms are now missing, the figurine may have been preparing food or rowing a boat, typical stances that were believed to have aided the deceased in the afterlife. The figure retains an impressive amount of red pigment along with white colouring outlining the kilt, a black cropped wig and pigmentation detailing the eyes. A carved hole to the base with a tenon suggests the piece was an attachment to a larger model group.

Date: Circa 2000 – 1800 BC

Period: Middle Kingdom

Object Condition

Fine condition; both arms now missing, surfaces features wear and cracks.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    H:17.7 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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