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Statue of a man and woman

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Limestone. a=head. Pair statuette=b. Standing figure of a man, headless and broken off at knees and his wife, head broken off but fitting (a), body broken off at ankles, left arm much chipped. Color: man's body red; plinth at back gray; wife's head; black wig, eyelids and eyebrows; flesh yellow;...

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Provenance

Giza, G2418, U pit

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 18.8 x 8.4 cm (11 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.645a-b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture