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Head of statue

Limestone. Head of a woman, wearing short wig. Traces of yellow on neck. Left eye, nose chipped. Much weathered. Pieces from the top of the head have been chipped off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1919: 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, Street east of G 4140

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

19.1446

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture