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Seated statuette

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Fragment of lower part of statuette inscribed in ink. Traces of red paint on legs. Base painted black.

Provenance

From Giza, debris from Mastaba G 7838. 1931: 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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 33 x 8.6 cm (2 3/8 x 13 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.1890

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture