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Sculpture fragments

Two fragments of statuette, joined: 14-11-64, left ankle and piece of support, and 14-11-67, left leg below knee and piece of support.

Provenance

From Giza, in debris over front of G5233 (14-11-64) and front of G5230W, strip I (14-11-67). Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 16 x 13.9 cm (2 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.) 14-11-64: 5.3 x 9 x 13.9 cm (2 1/16 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.) 14-11-67: 6.6 x 6.5 x 8.8 cm (2 5/8 x 2 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1681

Medium or Technique

Black granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture