Head of a woman, from triad of Pehenptah

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5280 or G 5380, serdab 4-6

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4358

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone head of Amendjefaes, mother of Pehenptah. She wears a rippled broad wig, parted in center, and covering ears. The back and right side of the head is broken off. Joins 13.4330.
De-accessioned per V/C May 14, 1975, full board notified May 15, 1975. Reaccessioned by V/C on 6/24/1987 (V/C).

Provenance

(Accession Date: December 4, 1913) From Giza. Either G 5280 or G 5380, serdab 4-6.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition