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Upper part of white limestone statue, seated female figure, belongs to head 14-3-22. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-3-29
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Hard debris on E face of mastaba G 4520, [originally from G 4522]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: ca 7.5 cm Width: ca 7.2 cm Thickness: ca 6.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1459
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/28/1914
  • Remarks
    14-3-22 (= MFA 14.1454) + 14-3-29 (= MFA 14.1459)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • 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Unpublished Documents 1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, incorrectly listed as "male torso" 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 (incorrectly identified as male torso in published caption).

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

Photos 2