Statue fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of chamber 5140 A

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 11.5 x 2.9 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1100

Medium or Technique

Black granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of sitting statue; lap with skirt, left knee and finger tips on it. Fine work.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of chamber 5140A. 1933: 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