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Standing statuette, arms at sides, on rectangular base. Uninscribed. Restored incorrectly from over 20 pieces. Joined with white plaster. Many pieces are joined to the wrong part of the body. Extremely poor restoration. Head missing as well as right side of upper body. 15-1-28 is base and...

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Provenance

From Giza, in front of mastaba G 4920. 1915: 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, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka, 2520–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 8.8 x 11 x 40.7 cm (3 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

15-1-28

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture