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Arm from statuette

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Arm with wooden pin at shoulder for attaching to a statuette. The hand end is much worn and hand is missing. Very friable surface.

Provenance

From Giza, G2385 S2. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-43b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture