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Standing Man

Culture Egyptian
Title Standing Man
Date 1938–1756 BCE
Medium Wood
Dimensions Overall (height including base): 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Credit Line William Lowe Bryan Memorial, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 58.5

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1958, Indiana University Art Museum purchase from The Metropolitan Museum of Art [1] with funds from the William Lowe Bryan Memorial [2]

1915, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

?–1915, Collection of Theodore M. Davis, New York, NY


[1] The Metropolitan Museum of Art had a large sale of deaccessioned art from its Egyptian collection.

[2] William Lowe Bryan (1860-1955) was President of Indiana University from 1902-1937. After his death, a memorial fund was established in his honor; this fund supported the purchase of art for the Indiana University Art Museum.

[3] Theodore M. Davis (1938-1915) was a businessman and lawyer based primarily in New York City. He was an art collector and, from 1902, a private sponsor of the Egyptian Antiquities Service's excavations in the Valley of the Kings.

Provenance research is ongoing for this and many other items in the Eskenazi Museum of Art permanent collection. For more information about the provenance of this artwork, please contact the department curator with specific questions.

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