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Many small fragments of painted plaster covering (consisting of two distinct layers) from wood statues, and one partly preserved eye; there were at least __ male statues and __ female statues from E serdab and __ male statues and __ female statues from N serdab, size can only be judged approximately from some fitting wig fragments compared with other statues such as 36-4-53 (Khuienkhufu), 36-5-32 ([Inti (?)]), or 36-5-40 (Kennunefer): e) fragments of full wig still larger than 38-4-21a and 38-4-21b, height of four horizontal lines 6.2 cm, distance of vertical strokes .9 - 1.1 cm, black painted fine pink plaster (about 5 - 8 mm thick) on coarser white plaster (about 7 mm thick), other fragments from parts of body painted red on thin layer of white plaster (less than 1 mm thick) laid on fine grey clay over cloth (about 22:10 threads to 1 square cm), other fragments consist of pink plaster (less than 1 mm thick) painted red-brown on white plaster (3 - 5 mm thick) separated by similar cloth, other fragments consist of very thin white plaster over coarser cloth (10:12 threads to 1 square cm). Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_38-4-21e
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2088, N serdab
  • Material
    Plaster, cloth
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    April 1938

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, p. 82.

Photos 3