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Statue of a seated woman

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Limestone. Seated female figure with remains of coloring. Upper half broken and mended.Part of left forearm missing. Right foot and corner of base anciently repaired in plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 1021. 1906: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 38 x 12.5 x 18 cm (14 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2603

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture