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Head and upper torso of seated figure

Head and upper torso of seated statue. Arms to just above elbows. Broad wig. Top of head and proper left eye and portion of head missing. Nose broken. Traces of red paint in eyes and on lips.


From Egypt, Giza. 1913: 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: Giza G 2450 B / in debris about 100cm in shaft

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black Granite


The Ancient World