Fragment of seated male statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7143, 7142

Dimensions

Content: 22 x 17.8 x 8.5 cm (8 11/16 x 7 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-213

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of torso of seated statue of a man. Includes part of the neck and wig. Detail of sash with tied knot and handle of knife sticking out of sash. Traces of red paint on the shin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7143, G 7142 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition