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Fragments of a male torso wearing a kilt

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pits G 2320 and G 2330 X

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 9.4 x 2.6 cm (2 7/8 x 3 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-8.3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments, joined and attached. Curved, sculpted, polished surface; part of torso with belt, belly button, and knot of kilt.

Provenance

From Giza. Some in pit G 2320 W and some in pit G 2330 X. 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