Statue of Khuienkhufu

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2407 D

Dimensions

Height: 83.3 cm (32 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.638

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone. Complete striding figure of Khuienkhufu, Broken at knees, right thumb and base chipped, head perfect. Short wig, semi-pleated kilt. Preserved color includes patches red on body, kilt pleats yellow; buckle green; wig, plinth and base black. Name and titles incised on base. Found with 36-4-52 (Ka-em-iset). Cairo Journal No. 67571.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2407 D, thieves' debris. 1936: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition