Statuette of striding male

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3–8
2649–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Head and feet from Pit G 4630; body from Pit G

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 35 x 8 x 8 cm (13 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2604

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone statuette of striding male, wearing kilt with arms at side and grasping handles. Assembled from three fragments: (1)base and feet, (2)body, and (3)head. Right side of head missing. Somewhat weathered, but otherwise intact.

Provenance

From Giza. Head and feet from Pit G4630. Body from Pit G 4720. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition