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Head of limestone statuette, male figure, fits 12-11-39. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-11-21
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2350 (= G 5290), debris E of S end
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.3164c
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/06/1912
  • Remarks
    12-11-39 = MFA 13.3164a (lower legs and base) + MFA 13.3164b (torsos) + 12-11-21 = MFA 13.3164c (male head)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Freed, Rita E. "Rethiking the Rules for Old Kingdom Sculpture. Observations on Poses and Attributes of Limestone Statuary from Giza." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 151.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 84.

    Simpson, William Kelly. Mastabas of the Western Cemetery, Part 1: Sekhemka (G 1029); Tjetu I (G 2001); Iasen (G 2196); Penmeru (G 2197); Hagy, Nefertjentet, and Herunefer (G 2352/53); Djaty, Tjetu II, and Nimesti (G 2337X, 2343, 2366). Giza Mastabas 4. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1980, pp. 36-37, pl. LIXc.

Photos 2