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Head of a woman, from triad of Pehenptah

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Limestone head of Amendjefaes, mother of Pehenptah. She wears a rippled broad wig, parted in center, and covering ears. The back and right side of the head is broken off. Joins 13.4330. De-accessioned per V/C May 14, 1975, full board notified May 15, 1975. Reaccessioned by V/C on 6/24/1987 (V/C).

Provenance

(Accession Date: December 4, 1913) From Giza. Either G 5280 or G 5380, serdab 4-6.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4358

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture