"Reserve head"

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7500 East of Mastaba G 7530-7540; G 7530

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 20.5 x 17.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.) Other: thickness at neck: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.2010

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Battered “reserve head” in white limestone; most of face missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7500 East of Mastaba G 7530-7540; G 7530 Room A. 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