User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Base of statuette

Start collecting

Fragment of statuette with base and lower legs section, striding?; front corner of base missing. Note: MVT I 368 other number on fragment.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple MVT I 368 . 1911. 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

Dimensions

L x W x Ht: 10.9 x 7.1 x 10.5 cm (4 5/16 x 2 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.736

Medium or Technique

Black Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture