Statue of a sleeping child
Marble statue portraying a sleeping boy sitting on a rock. He is wearing a Roman tunic with a conical head cover. His sandals are finely carved. Comparing this statue with another similar one displayed in the National Roman Museum where the boy is holding a lantern in his right hand, however the lantern here is missing. The statue was found in 1997 by a fisherman in El-Borlos Lake in Kafr el-Sheikh.
Roman Period, ca. 30 BC-395 CE. Now in the Bibliotica Alexandrina Antiquities Museum, Alexandria.