Limestone head from male statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, sand and chips debris from mastaba G 6040

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.084

Accession Number

27.1122a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Male head from a statuette, with a flaring wig, the tips of the ears are showing, the nose is broken. There are traces of color. The face is somewhat weathered. It joins the a male head of pair statuette 27.1122b.

Provenance

From Giza. sand and chips debris from mastaba G 6040, lying over G 604. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition