Statuette fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7130 x pit

Dimensions

Overall: H 27.5 x W 12.6 x D 16.1 cm (10 13/16 x 4 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2928

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lower portion of seated statuette. Joins with 24-12-961. Portion of base, seat, statue’s right forearm, and statue’s two legs. Base colored black, legs and arms red, and dress white. Proper right of base inscribed: King’s acquaintance Min-Ankh.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7130X pit. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition