Large wooden statue of boatsman, Middle Kingdom

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A fine standing wooden figure with remains of the original paint. It probably shows a helmsman who served on the Nile boats. Model boats, from which this oject would originate, were commonly part of the funerary equipement of the Middle Kingdom.
Date: Middle Kingdom, early 12th. Dynasty 1991-1890 B.C.
Material: Wood, stucco and painted
Height: 24.5 cm

Condition: loss of small part of the legs, very good condition overall
Provenance: Former private collection in the United States, purchased before 1980.
Estimate € 2000 – 2500

Item condition: Very good

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