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Head from limestone statue of Nekhebu; full wig, wide face marked by large staring almond-shaped eyes, eyebrows in relief, nose broad at base of nostrils, and fleshy lips defined by sharp line or edge (for other statues of Nekhebu, see 13.3149 and 13.3154-13.3156).

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_13.3155
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    G 2381
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 10 x 11.1 x 10.4 cm (3 15/16 x 4 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "A Triad for Pehenptah." Warsaw Egyptological Studies I. Essays in honour of Prof. Dr. Jadwiga Lipinska. Warsaw: National Museum "Pro-Egipt," 1997, pp. 270-271.