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Chest and arms statuette fragment

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Torso of headless seated statuette of man. Traces of brown pigment. Place of necklace now white. Goes with 38-4-1a.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2088 Room E. 1938: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: H 9.8 x W 12.8 x D 6 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.2146.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture