Base of fragmentary pair statue

Old Kingdom

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5230


Other: 14.5 x 33.5 x 14.5 cm (5 11/16 x 13 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Red Granite

Not On View


The Ancient World



Portion of base of pair statue with only three feet remaining. Possibly of Babaef. Made up of three joining pieces. Field Number 14-11-89a,b,c,d is a total of 18 fragments of a red granite standing pair statue. Additional pieces of the pair statue are: part of wig and eye of proper left side of head 14-11-118; part of shoulder/arm, proper right 14-11-117; and base 14-11-84.


From Giza, G 5230. 1912: 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