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Egyptian Wood Female Figure 2500-2055 BC


A 71 cm high, commissioned by a woman

Members of the elite had themselves represented in wood or stone statues which would be placed in their tombs as receptacles for the soul.

In the 20th century, this figure belonged to the Dutch artist Johannes Anton ‘John’Rädecker (1885-1956), whose expressionist style was influenced by ancient sculpture.
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3 thoughts on “Egyptian Wood Female Figure 2500-2055 BC

  1. Hi Mark thank you again that’s was very interesting about that wooden figure great thanks again Mark have a great day

  2. I have been fascinated by Ancient Egypt since I was a teenager, so I really enjoy the emails and newsletters from you. Thank you for the interesting and informative stories.

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