Statuette legs and base

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2088, room E

Dimensions

Overall: H 24.1 x W 12.6 x D 21.9 cm (9 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.2146.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Legs and base of seated statuette of man. Name inscribed vertically on front of seat beside left leg, hands on knees, right hand closed, left hand open, palm down. Brown pigment partly preserved on upper part and outer left leg. Skirt white. Goes with 38-4-1b.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2088, Room E. 1938: 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