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Fragment of male statuette

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Inscribed fragment of white limestone statuette, seated male figure, part of proper left side of seat; probably part of 14-3-24. Incised hieroglyphs on side of seat: "The venerated one, before the great god, Kap". HU-MFA Expedition Photo No. C5729 (1/2).

Provenance

From Giza . Hard debris E face of mastaba G4520. 1914 : 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

Other: 10.5 x 5.2 x 13.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1461

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture