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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.

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1489

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture