Wooden funerary figure
This wooden figure in a twisting pose has previously been interpreted as a dancing dwarf, or a rower. The stance seems most likely to reflect a crew member of a model boat. Interestingly, the paint covers the break on the arms suggesting that the colour may not be original.
Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 161]
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- Previous Owners
- Monier Faithfull Monier-Williams (1849–1928) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Rev. William Frankland Hood (1824–1864)
- Last modified: 08 Oct 2020