Standing figure of Babaef
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 5230
Overall: 147.3 x 36.5 x 62.5 cm, 362.9 kg (58 x 14 3/8 x 24 5/8 in., 800 lb.) Framed (Aluminium pallet base(A)with attaching vertical post in back): 10.2 x 68.6 x 72.4 cm (4 x 27 x 28 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Limestone. Standing figure of Babaef. Head missing. Left arm somewhat weathered. Traces of red color. Broken in two at ankles. Inscribed on base with name and titles.
From Giza, tomb G 5230. 1914: 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