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Head and torso of seated female statuette

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Head, torso and right arm of seated female statuette. In fragments, some joined. Straps of v-neck dress are marked by incised lines. The tresses of hair are carved in relief and painted black. The torso joins seated base 25.2795(=25-12-47).

Provenance

From Giza, G6040, Room D. 1925: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 19 x 10.6 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2780.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture