Base of sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Object Place: Egypt, G 5230 S serdab (1) in floor

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 32 x 73.3 cm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 x 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1687

Medium or Technique

White limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectangular base of Babaef in two pieces (not joined). Red paint on feet and incsied text on base with Babaef’s name and titles in hieroglyphs.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1914: 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.

Findspot Information: From Giza. G5230S serdab (1) in floor.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition