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Fragments of a non-royal sculpture

Two fragments glued together from a fine statuette, forms a rounded sculpted piece of body part.

Provenance

From Giza, some in pit G 2320 W and some in pit G 2330 X. 1912 : 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm (2 1/4 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-8.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture