Head from a statue of a child
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2347a E (=G 5564 C)
Overall: 9.5 x 7 x 7 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of a child with a shaved head. Badly damaged. Proper right ear almost entirely missing, along with part of proper left ear. Top of head flattened. Covered in wax.
Grom Giza, G 2347a E (= G 5564 C). 1935: 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. Found in box with 13.3460, 3464-5.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition