- Museum number
Gypsum statue of shaven man; carved; left shoulder and right elbows missing; has been broken and repaired at waist and neck; right shoulder bare; hands clasped on chest; dressed in 'kaunakes' kilt.
- Production date
Height: 29.30 centimetres
Thickness: 12 centimetres
Width: 13.40 centimetres (at base)
- Curator's comments
- The authenticity of this has been questioned by E A Braun-Holzinger 1977: 'Frühdynastiche Beterstatuetten', p. 84 (cf. also O W Muscarella 2000a: 'The Lie Became Great', p. 159). The head appears to be modern.
- On display (G56/dc4)
- Exhibition history
1987 10 Jul-13 Sep, London, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, Jacob Epstein Sculpture and Drawings
1987 16 Apr-21 Jun, Leeds, Leeds City Art Gallery, Jacob Epstein Sculpture and Drawings
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- See Ezio Bassani and Malcom Macleod, 'Jacob Epstein collector', 1989, cat.953.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 337 (written on attached paper label)