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Seated woman statuette

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Seated female statuette; lower body and legs, missing torso. Joins with right lower arm 39-4-25.2 and hand fragment 38-4-15. Hieroglyphs incised vertically to left of statue's left leg: two n's are visible. Statue connects with 38-4-9, feet and part of base.

Provenance

From Giza, pit G 2241 B. 1939: 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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 18.7 x 10.8 x 11 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

39-4-25.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture