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Statue of Khuienkhufu

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Limestone. Complete striding figure of Khuienkhufu, Broken at knees, right thumb and base chipped, head perfect. Short wig, semi-pleated kilt. Preserved color includes patches red on body, kilt pleats yellow; buckle green; wig, plinth and base black. Name and titles incised on base. Found with...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 2407 D, thieves' debris. 1936: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 83.3 cm (32 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.638

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture