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Head of statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street east of G 4140

Dimensions

Content: 12 x 12 x 11.1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1446

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone. Head of a woman, wearing short wig. Traces of yellow on neck. Left eye, nose chipped. Much weathered. Pieces from the top of the head have been chipped off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1919: 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, Street east of G 4140

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition