Head and torso of statuette
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Overall: 19.5 x 14 x 7.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Limestone, painted; upper part of body only with finely-preserved head of man. With 12.1507. Head and torso with upper arms. Full wig with traces of black paint. Body has traces of red paint. Multiple cracks around head and face and shoulders. Large chips missing at back of head and torso, chest, and front of forearms. Attached to base.
From Egypt, Giza. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: From Giza.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition