Fragmentary head of man

Egyptian
Old Kingdom ?


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of Pyramid 1 A

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 5.9 x 12.2 cm (4 5/16 x 2 5/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2754

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Portion of head of statue.Left-hand portion of face and back of head only with left ear.Only flecks of red paint remaining in inner ear and around base of neck.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid 1A. 1924: 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