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AN EGYPTIAN WAX FIGURE OF A STRIDING MALE FIGURE

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AN EGYPTIAN WAX FIGURE OF A STRIDING MALE FIGURE

NEW KINGDOM OR LATER

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AN EGYPTIAN WAX FIGURE OF A STRIDING MALE FIGURE NEW KINGDOM OR LATER Wearing long kilt, mounted 9¾ in. (24.6 cm.) high
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Ink inscribed collection label with "260"; and white painted inventory numbers on leg.

The wax figure might be a survivor of the lost wax bronze-making method. Alternatively since most other known wax figures were used for magical purposes, it may have been a funerary model.

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