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Head and part of left shoulder of male statuette

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Head and part of left shoulder of male statuette. Black wig, traces of blue necklace, traces of red paint on face and shoulder. Face battered. Wig covers ears. Black paint on upright back. Object Reister does not assign a & b to fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G4511 in offering chamber, beside N column. 1915 : 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: 13.5 x 8.5 x 15.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-1-27a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture