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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.


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

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Gift of Theodore M. Davis

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


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.)

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The Ancient World