Base and foot of a standing statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, dynasty 5–6
2465–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2360 A, upper debris of shaft

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 10.6 x 10 x 5 cm (4 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3447

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Base fragment of striding male statuette with left foot advanced, reddish color. Incised hieroglyphic text reading (if surviving portion is complete): “Dignitary, Overseer of Scribes, Heti.”

Provenance

From Giza, G 2360 A, upper debris of shaft. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition