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LOT 0013

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,200 - 1,680
USD ($) 1,360 - 1,910

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£900 (EUR 1,080; USD 1,225) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Standing Wooden Figure

Middle Kingdom,12th-11th Dynasty, 2133-1797 BC

A painted male figure standing on a sub-rectangular platform, wearing a short kilt and with anatomical detailing to the torso, face and short hair with arms outstretched, one hand holding a tool; accompanied by two cart wheels. 140 grams total, 6-23.5cm high (2 1/4 - 9 1/4"). Fair condition. [3]

Provenance
From an early 20th century collection.

Literature
Cf. The Metropolitan Museum, accession number 24.1.16, for a comparable figure; cf. The British Museum, museum number EA45195, for similar elements.