Pair statue of Queens Hetepheres II and Meresankh III
Country of Origin, for Customs, Egypt, , Object Place for Label, Findspot, Giza
Height x width: 59.3 x 26.5 cm (23 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Standing figures of Meresankh III and Hetepheres II. Inscription incised on base between the two, giving names and titles of the queens. In many fragments, incomplete. Traces of color. Right and shorter figure with black ink on hair, eyes, eyebrows embraced by the left arm of left and taller figure with a wig.
From Giza, tomb G 7530-G 7540 (Meresankh III). 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: April 1, 1937)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition