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Statuette of a Cloaked Man

The sculptor of this small masterpiece transformed the traditional left-leg-forward stance into a depiction of movement that serves as a charming counterpoint to the man’s serious demeanor.

Credit: Gift of J. Lionberger Davis, 1966 ...
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c. 1850 B.C.
Yellow limestone
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2020

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Permanent collection