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Torsos [and head of female figure] of limestone pair statue, man and woman standing side by side, and head of female figure; both figures slightly turned toward each other and supported on back by slab nearly as wide as figures, male figure standing with left foot advanced, arms hanging down at sides, hands closed holding handkerchief in each hand, wears short white [kilt] and pleated apron held by belt, woman standing to his left with feet side by side, her right arm around his back (hand showing on his right waist), and left arm across her torso touching his left upper arm with her finger tips; black of woman's hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes, yellow of her face, and traces of red on man's body only colors preserved, male figure head and legs below knees missing, female figure legs missing below calf, outer part of left upper arm and lower arm across body as well as part of belly broken off. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 1:5


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2418 U [torso fragment found in shaft, head of female figure found next day in chamber]
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.2+ cm Width: 18.8 cm; back support: 13 cm; figures: 15 - 19 cm Thickness: 8.4+ cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.645a-b
  • Date of Register Entry
    07/08/1936, 07/09/1936
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. "Note on Objects Assigned to the Museum by the Egyptian Government." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 36, No. 214 (April 1938), p. 30, fig. 6.