Three fragments of a pair statue

Middle Kingdom
2061–1700 B.C.


height x width x Depth (a): 3.2 x 16.5 x 14.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.) height x width x Depth (b): 9.5 x 7.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.) height x width x Depth (c): 9 x 6.5 x 5.1 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 in.)

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Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2020


The Ancient World



Three limestone fragments of a pair statue. The base is inscribed with part of one foot. The heads of a man and woman are broken off and slanting at the back. The hair and eyes are black. It is of the finest workmanship.


Acquired by Theodore M. Davis in Egypt. 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.

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Gift of Theodore M. Davis