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Head of painted white limestone statuette of standing male figure; corrugated close fitting wig, ears covered. Another fragment of this statuette [MFAB_13.3152] was also found, [lower legs including] feet [and base] with left foot advanced. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    MMA_64.66.13
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    In front of G 2501
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1964
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_12-12-216
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_13.3153
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_64.66.13; deaccessioned MFAB_13.3153
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/28/1912
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1912. Received from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds (MFAB_13.3153). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on April 8, 1964.
  • Remarks
    Head = MMA_64.66.13 (= deaccessioned MFAB_13.3153); legs and base = MFAB_13.3152
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2501

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 3

Institutions 1