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Small male head from white limestone statuette; traces of color, spreading wig black, ears half covered. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-3-20
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Sand debris in street between mastabas G 4620 and G 4520, [originally from G 4522]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: ca 5.5 cm Width: ca 5.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1452
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/25/1914
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4620

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 130 (not identified by registration number, listed as "head" citing Giza Necropolis 1 pl, 67e; attributed to G 4522).

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 507, pl. 67e.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Oxford University Press, 1946, p. 72 (attributed to G 4522).

Photos 2