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Standing figure of Weri

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Standing male figure. Part of an intact group of statuary found in the serdab of Giza, tomb G 2415

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2415. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Niuserra, 2450–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 44.7 x 11.5 x 16 cm (17 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2599

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture