Female head of statuette
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7530 and G 7521
Overall: 10 x 10.2 x 7.8 cm (3 15/16 x 4 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Finely featured head and right shoulder of female statuette. Striated wig with evidence of natural hairline beneath. Two ridges in relief on the right shoulder indicate a cloak. Compare Meresankh 30.1457 torso with cloak.
From Giza, G 7530 and 7521. 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition