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Statuette of Ankhisessy

Limestone. Seated figure of Ankh-Isessy on block seat. Remains of reddish brown paint on front and legs of figure, black paint on seat base and wig. Proper right side of seat inscribed with hieroglyphs Isessy in cartouche and ankh Isesy-Ankh. Accesion card says " Face battered, In three...

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Provenance

From Giza, Serdab of G 4410, chapel, room 2 serdab 1. 1915: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; accession date 1921.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.353a-c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture