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Sculpture fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit, 7111 D

Dimensions

Overall: 13.6 x 15.6 x 10.5 cm (5 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2050

Medium or Technique

Gneiss

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Piece of base that is part of same sculpture with 24-12-467. Inscribed with incised hieroglyphs that, together with 24-12-467, say “Kawab”. Eg. Inv. 11272 also a part of same sculpture with 24-12-467 and 25-1-1313. Worked on two surfaces..

Provenance

From Giza. Pit, 7111D. 1925: 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