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Head and torso of statuette

Limestone, painted; upper part of body only with finely-preserved head of man. With 12.1507. Head and torso with upper arms. Full wig with traces of black paint. Body has traces of red paint. Multiple cracks around head and face and shoulders. Large chips missing at back of head and torso,...

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From Egypt, Giza. 1912: 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. Findspot Information: From Giza.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

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The Ancient World