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Limestone head from male statuette

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Male head from a statuette, with a flaring wig, the tips of the ears are showing, the nose is broken. There are traces of color. The face is somewhat weathered. It joins the a male head of pair statuette 27.1122b.

Provenance

From Giza. sand and chips debris from mastaba G 6040, lying over G 604. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.084

Accession Number

27.1122a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture