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Head and upper torso of seated figure

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, G 2450 B

Dimensions

Content: 26 x 21.6 x 15 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3162

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head and upper torso of seated statue. Arms to just above elbows. Broad wig. Top of head and proper left eye and portion of head missing. Nose broken. Traces of red paint in eyes and on lips.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: 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: Giza G 2450 B / in debris about 100cm in shaft

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition