Statue head

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, in sand near G 6020 (ly-mery)

Dimensions

Other: 10.5 x 11.4 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1322

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head from statuette of a private individual (woman?). Nose and mouth damaged: portion of face including nose and below broken away. Head, neck and wig mounted on wooden base. Wig covering ears with traces of black paint.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza: in sand near G 6020 (Iy-mery) [Excav. date] November 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition