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Pair statue of Khufu-ankh

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This pair sculpture depicts Khufu-ankh and his wife seated, with their son standing between their legs. There are a few painted hieroglyphs. The wife is seated on his right side, her left arm over his shoulders. The man's head is missing. Khufu-ankh is the owner of false door 21.3081.

Provenance

From Giza, street between 4530 and 4620 in sand debris; originally from mastaba G4520. 1914: 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, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 43.5 x 27 x 30 cm (17 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1445.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture