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Fragment of a wig

Part of wig chipped from statue (Sphinx?)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St 7500 S, e. at 7550 fill. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 12.5 x 16.5 cm (1 3/16 x 4 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1501

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture