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Fragments of a face

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street E of mastaba G 4620

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm (1 1/8 x 2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-3-1.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of clear alabaster statuette  Facial part: two sculpted polished surfaces, gently rounded. Part of 24.603 (?).

Provenance

From Giza. Street E of mastaba G 4620, sand debris just above solid rock. (See 14-2-2, 14-2-3, 14-2-4). 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