Fragmentary statuette of seated man
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4817 A
Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Yellow limestone. Head and torso to waist including left arm, of seated or cross-legged male figure with short wig. Faint traces of necklace and counterpoise at back. No color preserved. Right side torso and piece from neck missing. Head broken off and replaced.
From Giza; tomb G 4817 A. December, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1930: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition