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Three fragments of a pair statue

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Three limestone fragments of a pair statue. The base is inscribed with part of one foot. The heads of a man and woman are broken off and slanting at the back. The hair and eyes are black. It is of the finest workmanship.

Provenance

Acquired by Theodore M. Davis in Egypt. 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1700 B.C.

Dimensions

height x width x Depth (a): 3.2 x 16.5 x 14.5 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.) height x width x Depth (b): 9.5 x 7.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.) height x width x Depth (c): 9 x 6.5 x 5.1 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

05.89a-c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture