Seated statue of Nishepsesnisut
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, mastaba G 4410, chapel, room O2, serdab 1
Overall: 38 x 11.5 x 23cm (14 15/16 x 4 1/2 x 9 1/16in.)
Medium or Technique
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Limestone. Seated statuette of Nishepsesnisut. Short wig covers ears, right hand closed, left open on knee. Inscribed on both sides of seat in hieroglyphs, Nishepsesnisut. Traces of red color on skin and black on wig and seat.
From Giza, mastaba G 4410, chapel, room O2, serdab 1. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition