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Seated statue of a man

Fragment of seated statuette with head and torso section only; arms and part of head (left, back section) are missing; area of torso closest to arms is missing sculptural detail; traces of white visible along the left side.


From Giza. Menkaura / Valley Temple. 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, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

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Medium or Technique

Red granite


The Ancient World