Statuette head and torso
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7809 A (pit)
Overall: 15.5 x 15 x 8 cm (6 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Limestone. Head and torso of a man; mediocre work. Traces of black paint on wig, eyes, eyebrows, mustache and necklace; skin is red.
From Giza; G 7809 A (pit).1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition