Statuette of Imhotep

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7520 x, Room I

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 2.9 cm (3 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1748

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Imhotep with roll of papyrus spread out on knees. Figure broken at knees. Covered with patina.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7520x. 1927 : 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