Head of male statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Sand debris street betw mastabas G 4620 and 4520

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5.6 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1452

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two pieces joined. Small male head from white limestone statuette. Traces of reddish color on face. Spreading black wig, ears half-covered.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza . Sand debris in the street between mastabas G4620 and G4520. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition