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Fragment of statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, street between G 5230 N & W

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 4 x 9 cm (1 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-18

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One of twelve fragments of seated statuette. Eleven worked, one rough. Close grained red granite with black veining.

Provenance

From Giza, street between G5230 N & W. 1914 : 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