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Seated statue of a man

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Ht x W x Th: 33 x 12.5 x 12 cm (13 x 4 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1489

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated statuette with head and torso section only; arms and part of head (left, back section) are missing; area of torso closest to arms is missing sculptural detail; traces of white visible along the left side.

Provenance

From Giza. Menkaura / Valley Temple. 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