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White limestone reserve head; broken in eight fragments, some still missing from right and left cheek, right temple and back of head, as well as one and a half ears. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:3

Details

  • ID
    MMA_48.156
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7560 B
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27 cm Width: 16 cm Thickness: 21 cm
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1948
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_36-12-5
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_37.643
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_48.156; deaccessioned MFAB_37.643
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/30/1936
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1936. Received from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds (MFAB_37.643). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on December 6, 1948.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7560

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 4

Photos 11

Institutions 1