Base of fragmentary pair statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5230

Dimensions

Other: 14.5 x 33.5 x 14.5 cm (5 11/16 x 13 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1688

Medium or Technique

Red Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Portion of base of pair statue with only three feet remaining. Possibly of Babaef. Made up of three joining pieces. Field Number 14-11-89a,b,c,d is a total of 18 fragments of a red granite standing pair statue. Additional pieces of the pair statue are: part of wig and eye of proper left side of head 14-11-118; part of shoulder/arm, proper right 14-11-117; and base 14-11-84.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5230. 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