Statuette of a Striding Official

Old Kingdom2465 - 2323 BCE

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Minor Officer (limestone). Statue of man standing, with apron, short wig covering ears. Body attached to vertical shaft at back. Figure facing front, left foot in advance, arms attached to body at sides. Traces of red color on leg, feet and face. Left leg, left arm to wrist, part of right arm gone. Figure broken through from right of neck to below left shoulder, shaft and legs at the knees, and front part of base.

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  • Title: Statuette of a Striding Official
  • Creator: Old Kingdom
  • Date Created: 2465 - 2323 BCE
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: limestone
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 21-1/4 x 5-1/2 in.
  • Department: Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
  • Credit Line: Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner, through Alex. R. Holliday
  • Creation Period: Old Kingdom
  • Creation Dynasty: Fifth dynasty
  • Accession Number: 28.222