Statuette of Queen Meresankh III

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7530 A in debris

Dimensions

Overall: H 9.7 x W 8.5 x D 9.3 cm (3 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1457b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of statuette of Meresankh III. Traces of color. Hair painted black and in relief. Face painted yellow. Nose and mouth damaged. Goes with 30.1457a.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7530a in radim. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition