Fragmentary pair statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, mastaba G 2350 (= G 5290), debris E of S end

Dimensions

Other: 18.3 x 20.5 x 13.3 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3164a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bottom of skirt, ankles and feet of female figure. Lower legs below knees of male (knee caps missing). Heavy reddish paint on male and trace on female. Joins with 13.3164b and 13.3164c.

Provenance

From Giza mastaba G 2350 (= G 5290), debris E of S end. 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