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Statuette of seated man

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Statuette of seated male figure of stalky proportions, close-cropped hair, wearing a kilt. Plain seat. No inscription. Cracked, somewhat worn condition.

Provenance

From Giza, serdab in S wall of pit of isolated burial, 50 meters N of NE corner of mastaba G 2000. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: September 1, 1939)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 16 x 5 x 9.2 cm (6 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.829

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture