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Triad of Penmeru

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Head of right figure missing; figures have short skirts to above knees, with loop fastened belt; inscriptions at feet of each figure. Representing Pen-meru in three Ka forms, left head without headdress, center head with large wig each in traditional pose with clenched fist and figure's left leg...

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Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2197. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 120 x 117 x 40 cm, 391.45 kg (47 1/4 x 46 1/16 x 15 3/4 in., 863 lb.) Weight: 1268 lb. (1268 lb.)

Accession Number

12.1504

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture