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Statuette of Queen Meresankh III

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Head of statuette of Meresankh III. Traces of color. Hair painted black and in relief. Face painted yellow. Nose and mouth damaged. Goes with 30.1457a.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7530a in radim. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: H 9.7 x W 8.5 x D 9.3 cm (3 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1457b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture