Pair statuette

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, near Quarry

Dimensions

height x width x Depth (base): 16.5 x 8 x 6 cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1235

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Wooden pair statuette. They are seated on low backed chair. The upper part is decayed. On the base there is remains of four pegs for attaching to pedestal. Traces of white stucco remain. It is much decayed. The surface is rough and the wood is split and cracked.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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 Mesheikh. Mes / near quarry.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition