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Three fragments of clear alabaster royal statuette, front of [proper] left shoulder with left wig lappet and upper part of arm, and two small fragments probably from same. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-12-71
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 5223 A, mouth of pit
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.5 cm Width: 13 cm; lappet at top: 3.9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 21.951b, 21.951c, 21.951d, 14.1740
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafre
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/18/1914
  • Remarks
    Related fragments probably from one statue: 14-12-49b (two fitting fragments of proper left half of face) = MFA 21.951a and MFA 21.951e + 14-12-71 (three fitting fragments of proper left shoulder, chest, upper arm) = MFA 21.951b and MFA 21.951c and MFA 21.951d + 14-12-72a (proper right wrist and part of pleated kilt) = MFA 14.1753.1 + 14-12-72b (proper right shoulder) = MFA 14.1753.2 + 14-11-107.1 (part of beard) = MFA 14.1693.1 + 14-12-65.2 (part of pleated kilt) = MFA 14.1751.2 + 14-12-65.21 and 14-12-65.24 (part of proper right side of nemes wig and lappet) = MFA 14.1751.21 and MFA 14.1751.24 + 14-12-65.81 (part of proper left lappet) + 14-12-65.82 (part of proper left side of nemes wig); three fragments of left shoulder, chest, and upper arm accessioned as MFA 21.951b, MFA 21.951c, MFA 21.951d; one of two small extra fragments accessioned as MFA 14.1740.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5223

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Smith, William Stevenson. "Fragments of a Statuette of Chephren." Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 54 (1957), pp. 186-187, fig. 1.