Statue fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 debris

Dimensions

Length: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3139

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Black granodiorite head and shoulders of a statue. It was reused as a hammer. The surface is rough. The details are worn.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Giza G 2370 / debris

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition