Fragmentary pair statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between mastabas 5110 and 5230, strip 3 & in pit

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 15.6 x 5.7 cm (4 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1697

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragments of red granite standing pair statue. Two pieces joined, part of wig and eye of proper left side of head. Possibly of Babaef. Field Number 14-11-89a,b,c,d is a total of 18 fragments of a red granite standing pair statue. Additional pieces of the pair statue are part of wig and eye of proper left side of head 14-11-118; part of shoulder/arm, proper right 14-11-117; and base 14-11-84.

Provenance

From Giza. Between mastabas 5110 and 5230, strip 3 and in pit. G 5230 (= Lepsius 40), Babaef: 1914: 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