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Statuette of Imhotep

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Seated figure of Imhotep wearing collar and skirt. Scroll on lap with incised inscription. =multiple hand-drawn marks=

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 7632 hall A I. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 18, 1925; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: February 15, 1925)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 688–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13.8 x 3.9 x 7.9 cm (5 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.984

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture