Fragmentary pair statue, wig

Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 5230 S


Other: 9 x 4.5 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Red granite

Not On View


The Ancient World



Small bit of wig. 2 fragments joined. Possibly of Babaef. Field Number 14-11-89 is a total of 18 fragments which are described as a,b,c,d 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; base 14-11-84.


From Giza, 5230S. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition