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Sculpture base of Babaef

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Rectangular base of Babaef with two feet striding figure, broken at ankles. Base inscribed with three columns of incised hieroglyphs with Babaef's titles. Traces of red-brown on feet.


From Egypt, Giza. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Giza. G5230S serdab (1) in floor.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

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Overall: 20 x 32.5 x 58.4 cm (7 7/8 x 12 13/16 x 23 in.)

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Medium or Technique

White limestone


The Ancient World