Beard from a bronze statue
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Quarry
Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This representation of a beard was once attached to a bronze statue of a deity. Traces ofthe original blue glass inlay remain in place.
From Egypt, Mesheikh. 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.
Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes/quarry.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition