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Front Part of Left Foot

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

This small foot attached to the leg of a standing statue by means of the well-preserved tenon seen in the middle of the foot. The peg visible on top of the foot secured it to the independently carved base.
MEDIUM Wood (sycamore fig)
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 2500-332 B.C.
    PERIOD Old Kingdom or later
    DIMENSIONS 13/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 7/8 in. (2 x 2.7 x 4.8 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.580.459
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father Charles Edwin Wilbour
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