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Fragment of sitting statue; lap with skirt, left knee and finger tips on it. Fine work.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of chamber 5140A. 1933: 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: 17 x 11.5 x 2.9 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1100

Medium or Technique

Black granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture