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Fragments of at least eight statuettes, at least five standing figures, one with feet side by side, at least two with left foot advanced, three with torsos of smaller size (thirteen limestone objects, found next day further down in pit, probably belonged to these statuettes or at least smaller ones); apparently made of nucleus of wood, body modeled over wood in soft white plaster, in the case of three smaller figures, and probably of all of them, head and trunk made of one piece of wood, with arms and probably legs also separate pieces attached with wood pegs, feet of at least some of smaller figures entirely made of plaster, hair painted black and body red; all very much decayed: f) hand. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2347a E (= G 5564 C)
  • Material
    Wood, plaster
  • Dimensions
    Thickness: 1.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    pits G 2347a CDE = pits G 5564 ABC

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5564

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1