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Head of male statue

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Two pieces joined. Small male head from white limestone statuette. Traces of reddish color on face. Spreading black wig, ears half-covered.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza . Sand debris in the street between mastabas G4620 and 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

Overall: 5.5 x 5.6 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1452

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture