Three fragments of a pair statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1700 B.C.


Dimensions

height x width x Depth (a): 3.2 x 16.5 x 14.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.) height x width x Depth (b): 9.5 x 7.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.) height x width x Depth (c): 9 x 6.5 x 5.1 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

05.89a-c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Three limestone fragments of a pair statue. The base is inscribed with part of one foot. The heads of a man and woman are broken off and slanting at the back. The hair and eyes are black. It is of the finest workmanship.

Provenance

Acquired by Theodore M. Davis in Egypt. 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis