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Black granodiorite head and shoulders of a statue. It was reused as a hammer. The surface is rough. The details are worn.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: Giza G 2370 / debris

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3139

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture