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Fragment 14-11-153 is joined to 14-11-119, [Hand 14-11-119 fits on [proper right] wrist]. Fragment of seated statuette; two pieces joined. Back of seat, waist, arms, and thighs. Apron with pleated kilt. Left arm broken off but found.

Provenance

From Giza. G5230S, room 6 entrance. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 24 x 22 x 20 cm (9 7/16 x 8 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1717

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture