Statuette of Imhotep

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13.8 x 3.9 x 7.9 cm (5 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.984

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seated figure of Imhotep wearing collar and skirt. Scroll on lap with incised inscription. =multiple hand-drawn marks=

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 7632 hall A I. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 18, 1925; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: February 15, 1925)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition