Standing figure of Babaef
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 5230
Overall: 140.3 x 30.4 x 67.3 cm, 278.05 kg (55 1/4 x 11 15/16 x 26 1/2 in., 613 lb.) Framed (Aluminium pallet (A) with attaching vertical post): 10.2 x 68.6 x 72.4 cm (4 x 27 x 28 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Limestone. Standing figure of Babaef. Head missing. Somewhat weathered. Broken in two at knees. Name and titles inscribed on base.
From Giza, tomb G 5230. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition