Arm from statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2385 S2

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-43b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Arm with wooden pin at shoulder for attaching to a statuette. The hand end is much worn and hand is missing. Very friable surface.

Provenance

From Giza, G2385 S2. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition