A Naked Figurine

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Acquired in 1903 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Inventory of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in the Years 1903 - 1904. In: List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum, During the Year 1903, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition with Appendix and Indices. London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Wyman and Sons, Limited, 1907, p. 222 Longhurst, Margaret H. Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory. Part I. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1927, p. 15
collection_code
SCP
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 2600 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Figure, nude, carved ivory, found at Temple of Abydos, Egypt, ca. 2600 BC
dimensions
Height: 5.5 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Found in the temple at Abydos during the excavations of 1902-1903. Gift of the Egyptian Exploration fund.
id
138552
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T04:53:51.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T04:53:51.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
In Storage
longitude
30.246469
marks
materials
ivory
materials_techniques
Carved ivory
museum_number
1307-1903
museum_number_token
13071903
object_number
O172910
object_type
Figure
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Nude figure, seated with knees close to body and left arm bent; head and right side missing.
place
Egypt
primary_image_id
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This figure of a naked figure was found in the temple at Abydos during the excavations of 1902-1903 and was a gift of the Egyptian Exploration fund. The nude figure is seated with knees close to the body and the left arm bent. Although the present ivory is much decayed and the head and the right side are missing, this little ivory figure is remarkable for its beauty.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
a-naked-figurine-figure-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
carving
title
A Naked Figurine
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-2596
year_start
-2605