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Limestone standing pair statue of man and wife; inscribed on base.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_21.2597
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2415, serdab
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: H. 0.515
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Ikhui (in G 2415)
  • Attested
    Bebi (in G 2415)
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1920: 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 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Sanborn, Ashton. "Recent Acquisitions from Egypt. New Installation of the Primitive and Old Empire Rooms." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 20, No. 11 (April 1922), p. 25, unnumbered fig.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 56.

Photos 10

People 2

Ancient People

  • Bebi (in G 2415)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ikhui. Limestone standing pair statue (MFA 21.2597) inscribed for Ikhui and Bebi; found in situ in G 2415 serdab.
  • Ikhui (in G 2415)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone standing pair statue (MFA 21.2597) inscribed for Ikhui and Bebi; found in situ in G 2415 serdab.