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Seated statuette of Nekhebu

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Fragmentary seated male statuette of painted limestone. Shows Nekhebu. Reassembled from two joining fragments. The remaining body and seat (12-12-58) and head (12-12-176a, found in Tomb G 2381 X). Lower legs, front of base, and most of arms broken off and missing. Reddish-brown paint well...

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Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 2381 S. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913) Surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 33 x 11 x 8 cm (13 x 4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3149a-c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture