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Fragments of a non-royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 13.9 x 5 cm (3 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-8.7

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragments of fine alabaster statuette with apron. Six fragments glued together, one smooth and sloping surface joining to rough unfinished area followed by another smooth curved surface with incised curved line. Body part?

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