Lower part of standing statue of Minnefer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Serdab G 2421

Dimensions

Overall: 45.5 x 22 x 35.5 cm (17 15/16 x 8 11/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

36-5-42

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lower part, up to just below waist, of standing statue, about half life size (about 87-95 cm) of Min Nefer. Like 36-5-41 as regards attitude, color, etc. Lots of black and red paint, base is inscribed with his name, Min Nefer. Base is black. Third statue from N in row along W wall of serdab.

Provenance

From Giza. Third statue from N in row along W wall of serdab G 2421. 1936: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition