Headless seated figure of Nedjemu
Old Kingdom, second half of Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2420 D
Height x width x depth: 42.7 x 18 x 31 cm (16 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, since November 30, 1998
Limestone. Headless seated figure of Nedjemu, wearing semi-pleated kilt, name and titles incised at base. Color: body red, kilt pleats yellow, broad collar traces of black and green, seat and base gray. Found with 37.662, 37.641 and servant figure 36-5-30, Cairo Journal No. 67570.
From Giza, G 2420 D (thrown out of serdab). 1936: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition May, 1936; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA August 1937.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition