Fragmentary pair statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, between G 5230 and G 5220

Dimensions

Other: 9.2 x 26.3 x 3.1 cm (3 5/8 x 10 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1690.2

Medium or Technique

Red Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Right arm and shoulder fragment. Five pieces glued together. These are two field numbers the lower arm composed of four fragments are 14-11-89b. The shoulder fragment is 14-11-117.
Possibly of Babaef. Field Number 14-11-89 is a total of 18 fragments of a red granite standing pair statue 14-11-89a,b,c,d. 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 between Giza, G 5230and G 5220. 1912: 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