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Fragments of a non-royal sculpture

Fragments of fine alabaster statuette with apron. Six fragments glued together, one smooth and sloping surface joining to rough unfinished area followed by another smooth curved surface with incised curved line. Body part?


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.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 8.4 x 13.9 x 5 cm (3 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World