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Thirty (30) or more fragments of alabaster royal statuettes (cf. 14-11-107): [among them]: two beards, two hands, knee, part of foot, wrist, etc. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-11-156
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Between G 5230 S [(= S chapel/serdab)] and mastaba G 5220
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 21.10538, 14.1720.1–14.1720.15
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafre - reign of Menkaure
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/28/1914
  • Mentioned in entry
    Shiaka
  • Remarks
    MFA 21.10538: hand consisting of four joined fragments from this lot. Other fragments of this lot accessioned as MFA 14.1720.1–MFA 14.1720.15: one fragment of beard (nearly complete) = MFA 14.1720.1, one fragment of beard = MFA 14.1720.2, one fragment of kilt or nemes headdress = MFA 14.1720.3, one fragment of toe or thumb = MFA 14.1720.4, three unidentifiable fragments = MFA 14.1720.5, MFA 14.1720.6, MFA 14.1720.7, two fitting fragments of throne or base = MFA 14.1720.8, five unidentifiable fragments = MFA 14.1720.9, eight unidentifiable fragments = MFA 14.1720.10, seven unidentifiable fragments = MFA 14.1720.11, two unidentifiable fragments = MFA 14.1720.12, five unidentifiable fragments = MFA 14.1720.13, three fitting fragments of clenched hand = MFA 14.1720.14, five fitting fragments and one separate fragment of nemes headdress = MFA 14.1720.15.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Shiaka

    • Type Mentioned in entry
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker at Giza.