Seated pair statuette
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7140 Z
Overall: H 27.5 x W 20.9 x D 16.4 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)
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Limestone seated pair statuette. Man seated to left of woman, hands on knees, right hand closed, left hand open, palm down. He wears a short apron on which is incised a rude inscription. Woman on man’s right, right hand open, palm down on knee, left arm around man’s back, hand on his left shoulder. She wears a long skirt on the lap of which is a crudely incised inscription. Throne painted black; traces of red paint on man’s legs; both heads broken off.
From Giza G 7140Z. 1926: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, March 20, 1926; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition