Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4540 A
Height x width x depth: 23.5 x 13 x 19 cm (9 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)
White limestone portrait of a woman with delicate and refined features marked by deep set eyes and a sharply pointed nose; Ears broken, both nostrils chipped. Otherwise perfect.
From Giza, Tomb G 4540 A. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition