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Limestone statue, seated female figure; remains of color, upper half broken and mended, part of left forearm missing, right foot and corner of base anciently repaired in plaster.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_21.2603
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1021
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height x width x depth: 38 x 12.5 x 18 cm (14 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 7 1/16 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. 1906: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, p. 107, cat. 43.

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