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Head [and right shoulder] of small limestone statue; [striated wig with evidence of natural hairline beneath, two ridges on right shoulder indicate cloak]; trace of black paint on wig. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-5-20
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Street G 7500, debris on top of stairway leading to [G 7524] a, [possibly originally from G 7530-7540: G 7530]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.5 cm Width: 10.3 cm Thickness: 7.9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 30.1461
  • Date of Register Entry
    05/03/1928
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Dunham, Dows, and William Kelly Simpson. The Mastaba of Queen Mersyankh III (G 7530-7540). Giza Mastabas 1. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1974, p. 23, pl. 19a-c.

    Fay, Biri. "Royal Women as Represented in Sculpture during the Old Kingdom. Part II: Uninscribed Sculptures." In Christiane Ziegler, ed. L'art de l'ancien empire égyptien. Paris: Musée du Louvre, 1999, pp. 105, 134, fig. 23.

    Fay, Biri. "Royal Women as Represented in Sculpture dunring the Old Kingdom." In Nicolas Grimal, ed. Les Critères de Datation Stylistiques à l'Ancien Empire. Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale, 1998, p. 163, note 22.

    Fischer, Henry G. Varia Nova. Egyptian Studies 3. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996, p. 114, n. 12.

    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. 199.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Oxford University Press, 1946, pp. 42-43, fig. 146.

Photos 14