Head and torso of seated female statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6040, Room D

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 19 x 10.6 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2780.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head, torso and right arm of seated female statuette. In fragments, some joined. Straps of v-neck dress are marked by incised lines. The tresses of hair are carved in relief and painted black. The torso joins seated base 25.2795(=25-12-47).

Provenance

From Giza, G6040, Room D. 1925: 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