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Limestone statue, standing male figure; figure supported at back by rectangular pilaster (widening slightly from top to bottom), left leg advanced and connected by supporting wall with pilaster, right leg set back a little and connected with pilaster itself, arms hanging straight down, both hands clenched and holding rolled handkerchiefs (?), traces of pink plaster on left side between body and left arm, on front of left shoulder, on top of right shoulder, between right elbow and body, and between right hand and body, traces of black paint on hair and on pilaster and on connecting part between arms and body and between legs, traces of red color under plaster on [kilt], on left hand, and on bottom of [kilt]; lobe of right ear and tip of nose broken off, no name preserved as base and feet broken off above ankles. Illustration: Yes [photograph]

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_32-4-19
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1673, debris of room a
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 53.7 cm Width: 15 cm Thickness: 14 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 34.51
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/10/1932
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 65.

Photos 11