Inv. n°: MMoCA187MA

Black Granite Statue of a Man in a Crouching Posture Holding a Naos Containing an Ape. From Alexandria. Lower Sections of Ushabtis (vol. A V, Plate 60)

From the second edition of the Description de l'Égypte ('Description of Egypt'), a group of engravings commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte during his expedition to Egypt (1798-1801) as part of the French Revolutionary Wars. These engravings are from the part dedicated to the city of Alexandria.

h. 57.6 x w. 42.3 cm

19th century



  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 21st May 2011, DE110


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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