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Fragment of seated male statue

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Fragment of torso of seated statue of a man. Includes part of the neck and wig. Detail of sash with tied knot and handle of knife sticking out of sash. Traces of red paint on the shin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7143, G 7142 : 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

Content: 22 x 17.8 x 8.5 cm (8 11/16 x 7 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-213

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture