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Statuette of striding male

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Limestone statuette of striding male, wearing kilt with arms at side and grasping handles. Assembled from three fragments: (1)base and feet, (2)body, and (3)head. Right side of head missing. Somewhat weathered, but otherwise intact.

Provenance

From Giza. Head and feet from Pit G4630. Body from Pit G 4720. 1919: 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: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3–8, 2649–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 35 x 8 x 8 cm (13 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2604

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture