1978.44.0003 (Figurine)

1978.44.0003 (Figurine) image

Boatman, Middle Kingdom with light oak base. Elongated seated figure, flesh painted pink , eyes white and black, hair black. Arms missing. Separate oak base inscribed on back of figure above feet: "CY97". According to David Depuma, University of Iowa, the features of the figurine (thick lips and shape of nose) indicate that it could be Nubian. (Oct 2005).