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The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Man Holding a Book, 4th or 5th century

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Carved wood

  • Including base: 9 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 1 1/4 inches (23.5 × 5.7 × 3.2 cm)

Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg

73.221

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Jerome M. Eisenberg [1930-2022] (New York, New York, USA)

1973-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Coptic, Egyptian, Man Holding a Book, 4th or 5th century, carved wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg, 73.221.