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Statue of Babaef

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5
2472–2458 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height: 144 cm (56 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.235

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

On display at The Detroit Institute of Arts, since March 21, 1967

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statue, limestone. Standing figure of Babaef. Head missing, left arm almost entirely weathered away. Long kilt. Name and titles inscribed on base.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza G 5230 / November 1914

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition