Seated statue of Senenu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2032

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 41.2 x 12 x 21.8 cm (16 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1877

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a seated man in pink granite. His hair, eye-brows, eyes and mustache are painted. Traces also remain of necklaces, bracelets and anklets, as well as of stucco on the kilt.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2032. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1906: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition