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Fragment of statue of Babaef

Dark granite, two joined fragments of waist and arms of seated statue.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5230. 1914-15: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

10.1 x 4.5 x 13 cm (4 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1974

Medium or Technique

Black granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture